International Yoga Day: Thousands performing yoga in Tamil Nadu

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June 21 is the International Day of Yoga

Chennai, June 21: Thousands of people woke up at the crack of dawn on Sunday and went to open land across Tamil Nadu to perform yoga asanas, marking the first International Day of Yoga. Union Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu participated in an event with spiritualist Jagi Vasudev in the grounds of the YMCA, which was attended by several thousand. Nagercoil in Kanyakumari district, the Union Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan participated in several events of yoga.

Charity Foundation Trust Mahamaharishi Mahayogam here started a yoga event nonstop 30 hours 20 people. Defense forces based in Tamil Nadu also organize events yoga. Lieutenant General Jagbir Singh, who heads the Area Bharat Dakshin, alongwith Minnoo Singh, zonal president of the Organization of Family Welfare, began the session, along with all ranks in the Training Department of the Army, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence here. Similar meetings were held in all cantons through Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Kerala, where 492 officers, 1,400 secondary noncommissioned officers, 18,250 soldiers and 5,600 family members within the area of ​​Bharat Dakshin participated in the event. Around 5,000 people, mostly students from schools and universities, participated in a yoga session organized here by the Art of Living Foundation.

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‘Students from nearly 20 colleges and six schools participated in the yogathan. About 5,000 people participated in the program, ‘Rajalakshmi Swaminathan told IANS. The yogathan was held at the College Pachaiyappas plant. Swaminathan said participants learned and practiced Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) of Rudresh Kumar of Bangalore, which has the speed record for performing this asana. ‘Participants made 25 sets of Surya Namaskar. After the meditation was, “Swaminathan said

According to her, members of the foundation doing yoga on the beach Marina here everyday Meanwhile, Brahmakumaris -.. A spiritual organization – will hold a yoga program here at the College of Meenakshi for Women on Sunday afternoon. BK Sundaresan, coordinator of media, told IANS be a talk about the benefits of the next meditation Raja yoga is practiced. “yoga it will be 40 minutes. Raja Yoga is for the mind to connect with the super power (God) ‘, Sundaresan said. DMDK in the office, party leader A. Vijayakanth led the yoga event.

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Source: IANS

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