5th International Day of Yoga at Manipal University Jaipur

  • June 21, 2019

Yoga session by the Department of Arts and the Directorate of Student Welfare.

Yoga session by the Department of Arts and the Directorate of Student Welfare.

5th International Day of Yoga at Manipal University Jaipur Yoga session by the Department of Arts and the Directorate of Student Welfare. When: — Where: Category:

“Yoga is like music: the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar

 

AT 7:00 am, on the 21st of June 2019, Manipal University Jaipur witnessed a gathering of likeminded staff and students who got together to participate and promote the Fifth International Day of Yoga by engaging themselves in a yoga session.

 

This event initiated by the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) was an excellent opportunity to celebrate our rich cultural heritage in an active manner. After a few short words of introduction, the Dean of the Directorate of Student Welfare, Professor G.L. Sharma briefly impressed upon the gathering some of the benefits and advantages of practicing Yoga regularly. He even explained the manner in which Yoga can even serve to catalyze the University environment by invigorating both staff and students, bringing them into closer relations with each other.

 

Mr. Jasbir Singh from the Department of Arts (Physical Education) led the gathering through the common Yoga protocol prescribed by the GOI. This included asanas (standing, sitting and lying), pranayamas and meditation. All the participant thoroughly enjoyed themselves in this combined exercise of the mind, body and soul. At the end of the program, the President, Dr. G.K. Prabhu congratulated all the participants for their keen interest and urged them to keep at it so that they may continually refresh themselves to face an exciting and challenging work environment. The program concluded with all the participants being served specially prepared Sattvic refreshments.