21st June has been declared as International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly. To mark the occasion, Government of India has decided to celebrate this day in a befitting manner all over the country.
In this regard, Nirma University celebrated 4th International Day of Yoga at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018 in their campus.
The Director General, Head of Institutions, Executive Registrar, other officers, teaching?, non-teaching staff, students, NSS & NCC Unit under the university, total 480 members participated in this celebration.
The Yoga practicing session was started with a prayer under the guidance of invited yoga instructors Ms.Tejalben Mistry and Ms.Bhaviniben Patadia. During the Yoga session certain basic Yoga exercises like Sadilaja/Calana Kriyas/Loosening practices to increase micro-circulation were performed. Thereafter Yogasanas, Kapalbhati, Pranayam, Dhyana, Sankalpa, Santih Patha were also performed. The instructors also stressed on cleanliness which is an important prerequisite for yogic practice. After the event, healthy refreshment was arranged for all participants.
Yoga is essentially a path of liberation from all bondage. Yoga helps to reduce depression, fatigue, anxiety disorder and stress.
All faculty and staff members enjoyed yoga in green lawn under open sky. It is a matter of pride for all Indians that Yoga, which is a part of our culture, is getting such attention on an international platform and Nirma University celebrated the international Yoga Day in full spirit.?