Saturday, July 20, 2024

International Day of Yoga celebrated in Nagaland


Dimapur/Kohima, June 21: The International Day of Yoga was observed today at Conference Hall, District Hospital Dimapur, organized by Integrated Ayush Hospital Dimapur in collaboration with Regional Ayurveda Research Centre (RARC) Dimapur.
Dr. Rüüsietuonuo, MO IAH, Dimapur led the program as chairperson. The Programme began with invocation by Dr. Sendongyanger, MO.
Dr. Tiakaba Jamir, MO, DH Dimapur spoke on the theme “Yoga for Self & Society”. He stressed on the importance of yoga in daily life and requested the gathering to practice regularly to obtain the optimum benefits of Yoga.
Several Yoga protocol & exercise for upper and lower respiratory tract, lower back ache, right postural for pregnant lady, gastrointestinal tract and various relaxation posture etc. were demonstrated and executed by Dr. Sentila Aier and Shri Tiatemsu Ao, Yoga instructor.
Dr. Vilas Gangurde, RARC thanked all the program participants and well wishers for the success of the event.
The event was attended by staffs of Integrated Ayush Hospital Dimapur, Medical Officers under NHM/NAM, Officer in charge and staffs from Regional Ayurveda Research Centre and supporting staff of District Hospital Dimapur.
A total of 37 participants took part in the event.
The National Cadet Corps (NCC) and the Yuva Tourism Club of Livingstone Foundation International observed the International Day of Yoga in association with Livingstone Foundation Society and Breeze Women Welfare Association on June 21 on the theme ‘Yoga for Women Empowerment.’
The day was observed with a morning Mass Yoga session by the students and mentors which was led by a group of LFI students of various grades including Karma Chozom of Grade-XI Arts, Prince Kumar of Grade-XI Sc, Vepelu D. Vadeo of Grade-XI Sc, Akiviu Assumi of Grade-XI Sc, Lohrü Pfoyio and Ruquekhrou Therie of Grade-XI Sc.
During the yoga session, the gathering of students and mentors were imparted with several yogic asanas including Vrikshasana (Tree Posture), Pada Hastasana (Hands to Feet Posture), Ardha Chakrasana (Half Wheel Posture), Trikonasana (Triangle Posture), Bhadrasana (Firm/Auspicious Posture), Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Posture), Ardha Ustrasana (Half Camel Posture), Ustrasana (Camel Posture), Sasakasana (Hare Posture), Uttana Padasana (Raised Feet Posture), Ardha Halasana (Half Plough Posture) and Pavana Muktasana (Wind Releasing Posture).
Pranab Vidyapith Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur, Nagaland observed 10th International Yoga Day with rest of the world. Students from Primary section to Secondary section displayed various “Yoga Ashanas” and was attended by the Secretary, Principal, Vice-Principal, Teachers, Students and Guardians. In his speech Monoj Bhattacharjee, the Principal of the School explained how Yoga can keep everyone healthy and Stress free life and applied everyone irrespective of their religion to practice it to keep healthy mind and body.
Nagaland University:
Nagaland University, encompassing all its campuses in Lumami, Kohima, Medziphema, and Dimapur, celebrated International Yoga Day 2024 on the theme “Yoga for Self and Society.” The event saw enthusiastic participation from a diverse group of around 500 people comprising officers, faculty members, staff members, scholars, and students.
Prof. Jagadish Kumar Patnaik, Vice-Chancellor graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and spoke eloquently about the significance of yoga in our daily lives. His insights highlighted how yoga not only benefits individual well-being but also fosters a sense of community and societal harmony.
Dr. Harish Kumar Tiwari, the Deputy Director of Sports and Organizing Secretary, warmly welcomed the gathering. He also demonstrated various yoga asanas, guiding participants through the physical and mental benefits of each posture.
Among others, University officials including Registrar Dr. Abemo, Controller of Examinations Yanrenthung Ezung, Principal, Kendriya Vidyalaya and Director of IQAC Prof. Dipak Sinha, were present and actively engaged in the program.
The event concluded with a heartfelt vote of thanks delivered by Mr. Ashish Kumar, Hindi Officer, acknowledging the efforts of all participants and organizers.
Meanwhile, at Nagaland University Kohima Campus, Meriema the International Day of Yoga programme started with Metsizolie Medoze, Deputy Registrar, stressing on the importance of Yoga in day to day to activities. Yoga Demonstrator Vizobilie Punyu emphasized on the importance of Yoga in enhancing mental well-being. More than 40 participants took part in the event. Assistant Director of sports, Mesanguto Meru acknowledged all the participants for their active participants.
Kendriya Vidyalay Kohima:
Along with the rest of the country, Central Bureau of Communication (CBC) Kohima and Press Information Bureau, (PIB) Kohima which are under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India observed the 10th International Day of Yoga (IDY) in collaboration with Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kohima (VKV) at the vidyalaya campus today.
The programme was attended by senior teacher KVK Rakesh Kumar, K Sonikumar Singh, Assistant Director PIB Kohima and P Sophie, HoO Central Bureau of Communication as the special guests. Several other invitees, faculties of KVK and students were present on the occasion.
During the observation, speakers deliberated the benefits of practicing Yoga and its importance in our physical and mental being. Yoga sessions were conducted along with staff and students of the Vidyalaya. Charu Sarathe, physical education teacher demonstrated various postures of yoga to the gathering and guided them during the yoga sessions.
Other highlights of the event included quiz competition, painting competition and best yoga demonstration competition. Prizes along with certificates were distributed to the winners at the end of the competitions.
Joining the rest of the world, the Department of Youth Resources & Sports today observed 10th International Day of Yoga at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima.
State Nodal Officer, National AYUSH Mission, Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland, Dr. Seyiekhrietuo John highlighted the importance and health benefits of Yoga.
He said that researchers have discovered that the regular practice of yoga may produce many health benefits, including increased cardiovascular fitness, improved muscular strength and normalisation of blood pressure.
Stating that Yoga practice is not just a physical practice, Dr. John said “It is a mental, spiritual and everything comes together.”
“We have to be physically, spiritually, socially and mentally-healthy,” he said.
Through Yoga and meditation, he said, we can have peace within and when we have peace within we can give to others.
This is the benefit of Yoga, he said.
Officials and staff of youth resources & sports department along with officials and volunteers of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Kohima and various institutes participated in performing different yoga positions with AYUSH Mission Yoga instructors.
(Page News Service)