Celebration of International Day of Yoga

Jun 21, 2019

On the occasion of globally acclaimed International Day of Yoga the SRM University, Delhi-NCR, Sonepat, Haryana (SRMUH) organized a special one-hour Yoga practicing session on Friday (June 21, 2019) morning at campus. 

The session conducted under the supervision of Ms. Sonia Bathla, Assistant Director (Sports) and was attended by the Honourable Vice Chancellor Dr. P. Prakash, Dean Academics Dr. V. Samuel Raj, Dean Law Dr. Kantroo and the University officers, staff, and faculty. The Yoga practicing session was led by Dr. Ravi Kant. A Ph.D degree Holder in Yoga & Yogic Practices for Better Living, Dr. Ravi conducted the session as per the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) of International Day of Yoga structured by the Ministry of Ayush, Government of India.

The one-hour session started with the prayer in meditative posture with Namaskara Mudra. Further, as per the CYP Yoga was undertaken in various Yogasana (Yoga postures) such as standing postures, sitting postures, prone lying postures, and supine lying postures. The participants under the guidance of Dr. Ravi practice a number of Yoga postures, namely taadaasan, vrikshaasan, ardha chakraasana, vajrsana, utthana mandukaasana, bhujangasana, pavana muktaasana and shavaasana. Kapaalbharti, pranayama and dhayana (meditation) were other key ingredients of the Yoga session. The session was followed by the Shaanti Paatha, “Omm, Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah, Sarve Santu Niramayah, Sarve Bhadrani Pashyantu, Maa Kaschit Dukha Bhagbhavet, Oom Shantih, Shantih, Shantih”.

SRMUH Vice-Chancellor said International Day of Yoga is an excellent opportunity as well as a platform to promote the ancient Indian technique for keeping oneself healthy. If a person practice Yoga half-an-hour every day, he / she will surely get rid of various ailments. Even the frequency of visiting or consulting the doctor shall be greatly reduced with the regular Yoga practicing as the body develop strong immune system with enough antibodies. He said that in simple words, achieving excellence in action is Yoga, which is very beneficial for human being to remain fit and healthy.

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