International Yoga Day 2023 Celebration at CVV

International Yoga Day 2023, ‘Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kudumbakam’ was celebrated at Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth on 21 June 2023 from 9.30 to 11 am.

A session on Yoga demonstration and practice by the participants was arranged as part of the celebration in the auditorium of the University’s Warriam Road Facility under the guidance of Dean of Life-long Learning and Wellness, Prof. Sunitha Grandhee and Dean of Academics, Prof. T Asokan. The hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ajay Kapoor, addressed the gathering and conveyed the importance of practising Yoga on a regular basis. The session was handled by the Yoga Acharya, Shri. Bhupendra Singh Negi. He is a marine engineer, who gave up his profession and turned to yoga in 2014. He studied yoga for five years, received M.Sc. in yoga therapy from S-Vyasa and completed the Vedanta Sadhak course at Chinmaya International Foundation.

Students, faculty and staff of CVV joined the session. The session started with some Yoga stretch moves to loosen the muscles. Further, the acharya taught ‘Surya Namaskara’ which the participants practised for some time. The session ended with a closing prayer.