International Day of Yoga-IIM Nagpur

The 3rd International Day of Yoga was celebrated with great gusto at the campus of Indian Institute of Management Nagpur on 18th June 2017. The program organized by Ummeed- The Community Outreach Club of IIM Nagpur and Abhyudaya- The Cultural Club of IIM Nagpur was attended by the students with graceful presence of the Director, the faculty and the staff making the occasion a truly memorable one.The event was structured around the Common Yoga Protocol as shared by the Ministry of AYUSH.

The Program started with the recitation of Shlokas by SaumyaRanjith followed by a prayer dedicated to the Guru. Yoga Instructor, Mohanraj PC, a second year student of IIM Nagpur who holds a B.A. in Yoga talked at length about the importance of Yoga in our life. Yoga, he said, is not just a set of physical exercises but also a philosophy that considers the existence of mind, body and soul in human. The participants performed a number of Yogasanas such as Vrikshasana- formation of tree, Vajrasana- formation of diamond, Padmasana-formation of lotus and Pranayama. The attendees were mesmerized by the experience and vowed to continue doing Yoga on a regular basis. “The peace of mind which a Yoga exercise brings is just invaluable. I hope to inculcate this habit in my daily routine in the days to come,” quipped Sameer, a second year PGP student. The Director Prof. L S Murty stressed upon the need of having a perfect balance between the body, mind and soul and encouraged the participants to continue practicing Yoga for a healthier future. Mr Soma Sekhar, Incharge-SAO delivered the Vote of Thanks.

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