Wednesday, June 21, 2017

3rd INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY

Wednesday, 21st June 2017
Coffee Board Park, Kempapura, Hebbala, NammaBengaluru.


It is the third year since Yoga has got the International status when United Nations declared 21st June every year is International Yoga Day, since it is the longest day of the year.



More than 160 countries in the world are celebrating this event, including many Muslim countries, spreading awareness and importance of Yoga.

Yoga is beyond borders, religion and it is for personal health and fitness. More and more countries in the world are beginning to understand the importance of this.



At the Coffee Board Park, Vivekanand School of Yoga organized the event with large number of people to participate. The celebrations started at 6 am, included prayer, welcome speech, importance of yoga by one veterinary doctor about the various aspects of Ashtanga Yoga i.e.
1) Yama - General do's and dont's
2) Niyama - Discipine
3) Aasana - Body conditioning (fitness)
4} Pranayama - Breathing (Inhale and exhale)
5) Pratyaahara - control of mind
6) Dhaarana - concentration
7) Dhyaana - meditation
8) Samaadhi - joining the almighty


"Jhalak" of the program

It was 90 -minutes program started at 6 am with various aasanas, pranayama and relaxation.

Written Thursday 22nd June 2017

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