First mentioned in the Rig Veda, ‘yoga’ originated in India about 5000 years ago and was later adapted by the world in various different ways. It is an ancient exercise aimed at improving strength, balance and flexibility of body, mind and soul.
New Delhi: Moving on to its finale week of celebrating ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, Delhi Development Authority organized a yoga session with an aim to rejuvenate the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of the participants at the Golden Jubilee Park – Asita West near Old Railway Bridge on Saturday. This event was planned to revive the ancient connection of the river with its people by bringing more and more people closer to nature.
First mentioned in the Rig Veda, ‘yoga’ originated in India about 5000 years ago and was later adapted by the world in various different ways. It is an ancient exercise aimed at improving strength, balance and flexibility of body, mind and soul. The practice is extremely beneficial for People of different age groups.
The session was assisted by Expert Yoga Practitioner Ms. Suman Bansal from Yog Mangalam, with the motto ‘ Sarve bhavantu sukhinah’, which means “May everyone be happy” that everyone, every animal, every person and every atom, every energy should be happy and free from suffering.
Saturday morning, witnessed over 150 participants for the yoga session amidst the serenity of River Yamuna floodplains. A perfect setting for practicing yoga for awakening one’s physical and mental strength!
A total of 20 asanas including trikonasana , parvatasana, tadasana, katichakrasana, gomukhasana etc., 04 types of pranayaams were performed and suryanamaskar with the instructor sharing with the participants that performing 12 sets of this by a healthy person does not require any other physical exercise.