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Yoga festival begins in Kashi Vidyapeeth

:- The Yoga Festival started on Thursday in the sports courtyard of Kashi Vidyapeeth


By Vikash Gaurav

Varanasi: The yoga festival started with Surya Namaskar in the sports courtyard of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. Along with the collective Surya Namaskar, the mass community performed various asanas of yoga. In this month-long yoga festival, the participants will be introduced to the new asanas of yoga everyday along with their practice.

On Thursday, the Yoga Festival started by the Yoga and Naturopathy Education Center and the Department of Physical Education by garlanding the picture of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and Rashtra Ratna Babu Shivprasad Gupta. After this the students performed aerobic gymnastics with yoga asanas.

The keynote speaker, Professor Anand Kumar Choudhary, Faculty of Ayurveda, BHU said that the Government of India has recognized Yoga as a skill. Whereas Australia is the first country to have accepted it as a skill and is providing visas for Indians in their country.

Vice Chancellor Prof. AK Tyagi while addressing the festival said that India is the only country to have established Yoga as a valid system of medicine. Yoga is playing a big role in realizing the dreams of a healthy India, prosperous India. Chief guest Pindra MLA Avadhesh Singh said that in order to make yoga more prosperous, it should be started from one's own home and neighborhood.

Presiding over the dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof. Sushil Kumar Gautam told that Yogasanas are playing an important role in keeping human life healthy and stress free. The guests were welcomed by Dr. Sunita Pandey and vote of thanks by Dr. Balroop Yadav.

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