As part of International Yoga Day celebrations, a yoga demonstration was given by the students of eighth, ninth, and tenth standards at Amriteshwari Hall, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru. The students practiced Ma – Om meditation after completing the yogasanas.
Dr. Nataraj B.C., Medical Officer at AYUSH, Mysuru and Vidwan Vighneshwara Bhat, Lecturer in Sanskrit, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru, were the chief guests on this occasion.
Dr. Nataraj spoke about the importance of the consumption of the right foods at the right time. He made a call to the students to practice yoga in its true sense. He also made a call to parents and students to stop consuming chocolates, white sugar and polished rice.
Vidwan Vighneshwara Bhat stressed carrying out Yogabhyasa regularly, as yoga and pranayama would help students by boosting the ability to concentrate and study in order to achieve their goals. He emphasized the practice of yoga by all of us, as we Indians are the torchbearers of this knowledge for the whole world.
The programme was chaired by the Principal of Amrita Vidyalayam Mysuru, Bri. Virajamrita Chaitanya, who spoke about Amma’s message on yoga and meditation, and made a call to the students to practice them in their daily lives.