YCET celebrated 5th International Day of Yoga on 21st June with the enthusiastic participation of Management and Staff members of all departments with the celebrations spreading in the campus. Everyyear YCET celebrtaes Yoga day with the belief “Yoga for All, All for Yoga” as quoted by Hon’blePrime Minister of India.
The programme was organized to spread awareness of Yoga in all aspects, bothfor the unititated as well as for the practioners. We aimed our day with the theme as stated for the year2019 i.e. “Yoga with Gurus” where Brahmakumaris from Om Shanti Meditation Centre, Jammu, wasinvited in YCET.Preceeding to the Yoga Day, the institution has organized three sessions namely Yoga, Raj Yoga and Talkon Today’s Life style.
The programme was intitated by B.K. Kusam Lata, who in her welcome remarkshighlighted the Indian Orgin of Yoga, which is a Sanskrit word orginated from the root word “Yuja”which basically means to bind, to align and to hold. Brahmakumaris Ravinder Bali, Mohani, and Ravidemonstrated various asana. Warm up exercises were taken and all the staff members performed sittingand standing asana with great zeal and enthusiasm. The importance of these exercises were explained simultaneously by B.K. Mohani.
They further explained that Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancienttradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restrain and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well being. It is not about exercise but todiscover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature.
Raj Yoga session was taken by B.K.Kusam Lata where she pointed out that “Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique-such as mindfulness, or focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity-to train attention & awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state, followed by Omkar chanting.
Today’s Life style has changed drastically over decades which was well explained with livelyand joyous examples quoted by B.K. Ravinder Bali. The session lasted for three hours and concluded with synchronized recitation of shlokas. The thanking address was given by Er. K.R.Sharma. It was indeed an enegising experience for one and all.