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GMM promotes yoga to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee Year 

Ghantali Mitra Mandal (GMM), Member Institute of Indian Yoga Association has entered the Diamond Jubilee Year of its foundation. All at GMM are giving relentless and selfless service to society to make Yoga maximum applicable. On the eve of new year, a grand function of…

RV Institute of Management curates a certification course for senior citizens 

In a groundbreaking move, the RV Institute of Management (RVIM), Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association has curated a month-long certification course tailored specifically for senior citizens, focusing on the Common Yoga Protocol. This innovative course is designed to cater to the unique health and…

SRD Girls Degree College organises Workshop 

SRD Girls Degree College, Hathras, Uttar Pradesh conducts 7days yoga workshop for the post graduate students in association with Indian Yoga Association (IYA). Yogacharya Sumit Kumar Singh, Member, Uttar Pradesh State Chapter, IYA was instrumental in organising the workshop.

Yog Sports Association of Bengal hosts awarness programme 

Yog Sports Association of Bengal, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association organises yoga awarness programme in the remote villages of West Bengal in Megha Yoga Club & Vyamagar in association with Indian Yoga Association. The awareness programs were also conducted in Darjeeling & Coochbehar for…

Jharkhand SCC conducts the 89th day celebration of Yoga Mahotsav 

On the 89th day of the ‘100 Days Countdown Yoga Mahotsav of International Yoga Day 2024,” an event sponsored by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi, under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, took place in two sessions at Dani…

Anjali Acupressure Therapy and Yoga Center celebrates Holi 

The Anjali Acupressure Therapy and Yoga Center, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association, recently marked the occasion of Holi Milan at Nehru Bal Udyan with vibrant celebrations. Participants joyously engaged in the festivities, adorning each other with flower petals and applying colorful gulal tilak. Amidst…

TNSCC and GTN Arts College organises International Conference 

Tamil Nadu State Chapter of Indian Yoga Association and GTN Arts College (Autonomous), Dindigul jointly held a 2-day International Conference on Physical Education and Yoga recently. The inauguration was presided over by Dr P Balagurusamy, Principal of GTN Arts College. Dr. R. Durai, Director, GTN…

NIRAMAYA offers free training 

NIRAMAYA, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association continues to promote yoga and the motto of the Association to uplift the rural sector of the society. Under the rural project Yog-Chetana and Yogabhishek, NIRAMAYA is offering free yoga training to the students. In March, 2024 about…

Yoga & Happiness organises felicitation ceremony 

Yoga & Happiness, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association on March 24, 2024, hosted a memorable convocation and certificate distribution ceremony, honoring over 150 candidates who successfully completed their training and received prestigious certificates from both the Yoga Certification Board (YCB) and IYA. The event…

Flax Sesame Crackers 

Flax Sesame Crackers are a healthy light wheat cracker with good quantity of sesame seeds and flax seeds. Oats used in the dish are rich in antioxidants, lowers cholesterol, improves blood sugar. Flax seeds are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids reduces inflammation and…

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State Chapter Activities – March 2021
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State Chapter Activities – March 2021 

Chandigarh Chapter celebrated the Basantotsava

The Chandigarh Chapter of Indian Yoga Association celebrated the Basantot­sava on February 14, 2021 with a cultural program through the webinar. It was at­tended by yoga members ranging from six years old to 80 years old. Dance pro­grams of younger members and yoga activities of children captivated everyone.

Shri Ajit Handa, Vice Chairman stressed on improving the talent of chil­dren. He said, “Such programs are necessary for complete development of children along with their mental development as well as physical and mental development.”

Mr. Naveen Phulera, Chairman said, “Children are the future of the country. It is extremely important that they are happy for the stronger foundation of national development.” Smt.Krishna Goel, Vice Chairperson also explained that there is a scientific mystery behind Basantotsava.

Rajasthan SCC conducts Webinar on Yoga for Divine Life

A Webinar on “Yoga for Divine Life” was organized on February 6, 2021 by the Rajasthan State Chapter Commit­tee of IYA with Dev Sanskriti Vish­wavidyalaya (DSVV), Haridwar. The program commenced with a welcome address by Dr. Swatantra Sharma, Secretary, Rajasthan State Chapter Committee, IYA and Shri Kapil Dev Kesari, Organizing Secretary, Rajas­than State Chapter Committee, IYA.

Speaking as the main speaker of this webinar, Dr. Chinmay Pandya, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Chinmay Pandya, DSVV said, “The land of India is a sacred since time immemorial and this is famous in the world as Yoga Bhumi. Yoga is not just about relieving physical problems or gaining physical resilience, but yoga is looking for the pos­sibilities of human life. In the form of the rise of the possibility of human life, it can be reached to God and in the form of a fall, the culprit can be animals or vampires. Yoga is going to regulate the attitude towards life, its shape and nature. The ulti­mate goal of yoga is to understand yoga as a means to reach altitude and help every human being to reach the lev­el of higher conscious­ness. This conscious­ness has manifested in various forms and in historical form ev­eryone from Hanuman to Arjuna has been an extension of this con­sciousness. Yoga is the attainment of the right purpose of life.”
The webinar also saw the presence of Shri Ravi Tumuluri, Joint Secretary, IYA. In his address he explained that the purpose of IYA is to bring the flow of unity throughout the world. All the traditions of yoga are being represented IYA. This effort made in India proves that all the people of the world can be unified through yoga.

Dr. Vivek Vijay, Shri Varun Manik and Shri Rajkumar extended their support to the event. The program was conducted by Shri Himanshu Paliwal, Joint Secretary, Social Media, IYA.

UPSCC organizes Seminar on Precautions during Yoga Practice

The Uttar Pradesh State Chapter of IYA conducted a semi­nar on Precautions during Yoga Practice on February 14, 2021. The seminar was addressed by Dr. Amarjeet Yadav, Presi­dent, Shri Bhagwan Singh, Vice-President, Smt.Vandana Ba­ranwal, Joint Secretar, Yogacharya Akhilesh Pandey, Trea­surer, Shri Ashish Tandon and Dr. Brajesh Kumar Gupta.

The aspects and prospects regarding Yoga & Health both were dis­cussed in depth during the session. The discussion focused on yogas­ana practice with cleanliness, empty stomach, prayer, Saatvic aahaar, comfortable clothing, flat place, time, proper breathing, relaxation techniques, and shanti path. Important points like one should avoid jerk­ing/hurry/curry during performing yogasana were also stressed upon
Several people including Shri Vijay Kumar Mishra, Shri Prince Chaudhary, Shri Amarjeet, Smt.Shalini Mehrotra, Shri Rohit Kaushik, Shri Sanjay Kumar Rai, Shri S L Yadav and Shri Pradeep Pathak attended the seminar. The seminar concluded with Shri Amar Singh Bhadauria, Secretary, UPSCC extending his thanks to all.

All news from the State Chapters are collated by the newsletter team as received from each State Chapter Committee. All State Chapters may take the initiatve of sending your news soon­est to include the same in the next newsletter.

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