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International Day of Yoga 2019

 
 

International Day of Yoga 2019

International Day of Yoga 2019 Celebrations at the OYC Lawns of DAE Headquarters

 

International Day of Yoga was organised by the Atomic Energy Recreation Club (AERC) on 21st June 2019 at the Old Yatch Club (OYC) overlooking the majestic Gateway of India.

 

This year the Yoga Day Celebration was lead by the Shri Sanjay Kumar, Joint Secretary (Administration & Accounts). The programme was inaugurated by lighting the lamp.  The participants included senior scientists, officials and staff members of DAE including Shri Suresh Gangotra, Scientific Officer (NCPW) & Senior Technical Adviser to Secretary; Shri Vinayak P Apte, Inspector General (Security); Shri Sorabh Babu, Director (Power) and Shri Abhay Kumar, Director (Finance) & President, AERC.

 

Addressing the gathering, Shri Sanjay Kumar said that International Day of Yoga was first proposed by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India during his address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in 2014. He added that within 3 months of the UNGA, the United Nations adopted the proposal and since then, International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on 21st June. He further added that yoga is not only limited to asanas but is a practice to bring body, mind and soul in perfect balance for physical, spiritual and social well-being. He made an appeal to the gathering to make yoga a part of everyday life.

 

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Invited yoga experts conducted the programme and shared information on the health benefits accruing from practicing yoga. The gathering enjoyed blissful experience of Asanas and Pranayam.

 

The programme at OYC Lawn concluded by chanting of the shloka from Brihadaranyaka Upanishadaसर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः May all become happy, may all be free from illness.

 

 

 

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