International Yoga Day celebrated at Kayamkulam

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International Yoga Day-2017 was observed at ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Kayamkulam on 21-06-2017 in a befitting manner involving all officers and staff for the “Mass Demonstration Programme” performing yoga in its true essence. Sri. K.N. Sajeev of the Regional Station functioned as the Master Demonstrator wherein he executed the masterly art and imparted the yogic techniques among the participants. The science of each asanas and pranayanas was enlightened in a lucid manner and practically showcased for each one of them to follow and practice. He also volunteered for the regular conduct of yoga session for the holistic benefit of all staff as yoga could lead to know oneself perfectly and accomplish a healthy life with a sound mind.

In a brief function convened in the afternoon, Sri. K.S. Panicker, Former Deputy Superintendent of Police (CBI) and leading yoga guru along with his disciples graced the occasion. In his presidential address, Dr. V. Krishnakumar, Head emphasized on the health benefits of yoga in this changing lifestyle of mankind. He also highlighted the brief history of yoga and urged everyone to practice it routinely to unify body, mind and soul harnessing positive energy. Yoga has taken forward India into a global level, he opined.

Sri. K.S. Panicker inaugurated the session by lighting the lamp and linked yogic science with the epic Mahabharat. He outlined the eight stages of yoga and urged to embrace yoga for a wholesome empowerment of oneself to lead a stress-free life and deliver constructive strokes among the comrades. He quoted his own experience in which yoga has transformed his body language and shares his wisdom to his fellow disciples. He opined yoga as a spiritual embodiment that elevates one into a conscious gleeful lifestyle reliving from all stresses.

Sri. SB Baburaj, AFAO welcomed the gathering and Dr. G. Rajeev, ACTO proposed vote of thanks. Dr. Chandrika Mohan, Principal Scientist functioned as the Programme Coordinator. 



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