Kurnool: Yoga the best tonic to control stress

Kurnool: Speakers at the International Yoga Day celebrations said that Yoga is the only remedy to attain good health. MLAs Hafeez Khan, Katasani Rambhupal Reddy, District Collector G Veera Pandian and SP, Dr Fakkeerappa Kaginelli were present at the programme which was conducted by the district administration. The event was organised at several places across the district in which over 20,000 people including political leaders, officers and students took part.

The programme at District Outdoor Sports Stadium ground was conducted in coordination with the AP state Ayush and Municipal administration departments. The participants took with keen interest in this ancient Indian practice while displaying an impressive Yoga performance.

Addressing on the occasion, the District Collector |G Veera Pandian said that Yoga is a 5,000 year old Indian practice and it helps in marinating a balanced and stress-free lifestyle in this fast paced and competitive times. He appealed the people to include Yoga in their regularly activities and it is best tonic to control stress.

Later the officials and political leaders presented commendation certificates to the students who performed Yoga Asanas.

In Srisailam: Simultaneously Yoga was observed at Srisailam temple. The temple executive officer, A Sri Rama Chandra Murthy, Archakas and the Veda pundits first offered prayers to the presiding deities and later participated in the yoga.

Ramachandra Murthy said that Yoga is very important and everyone has to practice it. He said that they will start Yoga classes in a short time. The classes would be conducted at least twice in every ten days. This Yoga classes would be conducted at Dhyana Mandiram in Rudravanam located on the northern side of the temple. Classes would be taught by the eminent Yoga teachers, stated Ramachandra Murthy.

He appealed the students, locals and the temple staff to utilize the opportunity to keep them fit and healthy. Later the Yoga teachers were presented with Sesha Vastrams and prasadam.

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