International Yoga Day celebration was organized in Oriental University Indore Campus on June 21st, 2018 from 10 am to 11 am. All the faculty, staff and students had actively participated in the celebration where Dean and Director (Prof.) Dr. R. K. Jain gave a brief over “Yog Shastra”.
Beginning of the program marked the acknowledgement of Patanjali Ashtang Yog, that involved Yam, Niyam, Aasan, Pranayam, Pratyahar, Dharana, Dhyan and Samadhi. Later, (Prof.) Neelu Gupta, under the directions of (Prof.) Dr. R. K. Jain taught the importance of Pranayam in daily life.
Pranayam was performed beginning with the chanting of Omkar Mantra. Then Nadi Shuddhi , Kapal Bhati, Bhramari yog was performed by everyone under the directions of Dr. Neelu Gupta. Yoga positions namely Naad, Kundli, Aasan and types of Chakra were taught. Suryanamaskar was thoroughly practiced by all.
Respected Vice Chancellor Dr. Devendra Pathak, Director(Planning and Development) Shri Gaurav Thakral, Registrar Shri Lalit Awasthi added a special note of thanks to all the participants.
Respected Chancellor Dr. K. L. Thakral concluded the program with his words. He motivated to make Yog a daily routine and opt a healthy way of living.
“Yog is a Heritage of India which is also mentioned in Geeta”
– Dr. K. L. Thakral