Asanas, rally mark Yoga Day

Asanas, rally mark Yoga Day
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Yoga means not only Asanas or physical exercise but it is an important tool for mental peace and excellent medicine to come out of stress which became common in the modern life style, said TTD JEO Pola Bhaskar.

Tirupati: Yoga means not only Asanas or physical exercise but it is an important tool for mental peace and excellent medicine to come out of stress which became common in the modern life style, said TTD JEO Pola Bhaskar.

He participated as chief guest in the International Yoga Day celebrations organised by TTD at Sri Venkateswara Ayurvedic College grounds here on Wednesday. He announced that the TTD will revive SV Yoga training centre and impart training to the selected students of the TTD colleges who in turn will train other students.

Visakhapatnam-based Sri Satya Sai seva organisation representative Raghu guruji created awareness to the students and participants on the techniques of Yoga and its importance. He said India is universal guru in Yoga. Ramakrishna Mutt secretary Anupamananda Swamiji, Ayurvedic College principal Dr A Sankar Babu also took part.

IG dons the role of Yoga guru

IGP Kantha Rao trained the staff in Yoga at the office of the Red Sanders Anti-Smuggling Task Force (RSASTF).
He described India as a spiritual leader in the world. SP Ravi Sankar, DSPs Sridhar Rao, Harinath Babu and others were present.

To commemorate International Yoga Day, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (RSVP) has organised a 45-day yoga therapy camp from May 5 was concluded on Wednesday. In all, 102 patients from all walks of life of Tirupati have enrolled for the camp. A rally was held in which 400 participants took part on the occasion. RSVP V-C Prof V Muralidhara Sarma, Director of Yoga Therapy Centre Dr A Rajendra Reddy, Registrar Prof C Umashankar, Prof ML Narasimha Murthy, Prof Ch P Satyanarayana and other faculty took part.

SVIMS conducted Yoga Day celebrations at Sri Padmavathi Medical College for Women. Director Dr TS Ravi Kumar graced the occasion and stressed that the yoga practice will help to control various chronic diseases. Suresh and Vijayalakshmi of Art of Living have given training in Yoga for nearly 2,000 participants.

The Director also announced that SVIMS will pursue Yoga research in cancer palliation, cardiac arrhythmias, COPD, TB and neurological disorders. In a programme organised at Municipal Corporation office, Commissioner Harikrishna, MLA M Suguna and MLC Gounivari Sreenivasulu participated. Similar programmes were held at Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, SV Medical College, Regional Science Centre and Sri City.

Yoga asanas performed on water

International Yoga Day was organised by the Sreenivasa Sports Complex in a novel way in which former Municipal Commissioner of Tirupati Mohan Reddy, Swimming Coach Chakravarthi and others performed various asanas on the water.
The programme was inaugurated by AO Varalakshmi.

In connection with International Yoga Day on Wednesday, Srivari Sevakulu were trained in ‘Pranayamam’- control of breath which is a vital state of Yoga sutra. Taking the call given by TTD EO Anil Kumar Singhal who instructed the Srivari Seva wing and Satya Sai Satsang trainers to include pranayamam also in Srivari Seva daily training programme which keeps the body and mind healthy, the most powerful breathing yogic technique was taught to sevakulu during the satsang programme in Srivari Seva Sadan on Wednesday in Tirumala.

Over 750 sevakulu hailing from all southern states of India took part in this programme which will be henceforth continued in both morning and evening training sessions. In Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, V-C Prof V Durga Bhavani, Registrar Prof D Mamata, students and faculty participated in the Yoga day celebrations. Another programme was also conducted at Rashtriya Seva Samithi (RASS).

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