21 Jun 2022|Lucknow

8th International Yoga Day

 8th International Yoga day was celebrated by the students, staff, faculties, Head of the Institutions and Head of Departments on 21st June, 2022 with great enthusiasm. The distinguished Guest, Prof (Dr) Z Fuat Toprak from Dishle University Turkey also participated in the event.

 The function began with a brief introduction of Yoga Day.  Dr Rajeev Verma, Dy Director AA’I’ and offg. Dean student Welfare welcomed the Guest, and dignitaries and  explained the concept and importance of Yoga. He told that the International Yoga Day is a gift to the world by PM Modi who put forward a proposal in December 2014 in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which was accepted by other Nations. 21st June is since been celebrated as International Yoga Day.

Thereafter, planter & memento was presented  by Prof. (Dr.) Sunil Dhaneshwar, Hon’ble Pro Vice Chancellor, AUUP Lucknow Campus  to Mr Shambhu Kumar, Yogcharya and the lamp was lighted by the dignitaries. Hon’ble Pro Vice Chancellor, gave the motivational address to the present audience and emphasized on importance of Yoga in one’s life. He referred Yoga as an act of dedicating one’s consciousness to the inner soul, where one focuses on bringing peace and harmony to one by the act of focusing.

Mr Shambhu Kumar, Yogcharya explained the importance of Yoga in the life. He explained the regular practice of Yoga will achieve better mental and physical health. He explained how Yoga can help in building a good and balanced life which is free of stress.

 After which a few warm-up and simple Asanas were demonstrated by him which were also performed by students, staff, faculties enthusiastically and the importance of Asanas was explained simultaneously by  Mr Shambhu Kumar.

The function ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Janki Srivastava, Faculty – AIE. It was hosted by Dr. Kapil Shanker Tiwari, Faculty ASH.