A huge Yoga Workshop was held under the aegis of Ramakrishna Mission Ashram Gwalior on 26th November 2017, the workshop was held from 06:00 to 8:30 in the Ramakrishna Vidya Mandir premises, in which the teachers of all the institutions of Gwalior’s 32 schools, common citizens and residents of Ramakrishna Mission Ashram together practiced yoga.
The program started at 6:30 in the morning which was attended by the chief guest and the secretary of Ramakrishna Mission Ashram, Rev. Swami Raghavendrananda ji. He also addressed the students at the program and stressed the inclusion of yoga in our everyday lives, It’s importance and benefits to the physical and mental health.
Also among the distinguished guests in the program were Rev. Swami Tejomayananda Ji Maharaj, Rev. Swami Supradiptananda Ji Maharaj, Principal, Ramakrishna Vidya Mandir (CBSE) and as special guests Mr. Shivraj Singh Verma, ADM Gwalior, Professor J.P Verma, Director LNUPE, Shri Vinod Kumar, Ministry of Youth and Sports (Govt.of India), Mrs. Nishi Mishra, Principal, Scindia Kanya School, Dr. Satyaprakash Ji (Anandak), Mr. Piyush Awasthi, Mr. Pankaj Mishra, Exide Life Insurance, Mr. N.K Gupta, Divisional Head, LIC including other dignitaries and eminent scholars.
In the program, the practice of Surya Namaskar and yogasanas were lead by Specialist Yoga Gurus. All the guests visiting the workshop including the students were given Yoga Uniforms at the beginning of the program and in the end refreshments such as whey and banana were distributed among the participants!
For the success of the program, Ramakrishna Vidya Mandir was supported by CBSE, MPBSE, Sharada Balgram, Anandak, Vivekananda Center and other institutions.
In the end, the memorandum of the Ramakrishna Vidya Mandir was given by the Principal Rev. Swami Supradiptananda Ji Maharaj, while addressing all the students, he said that Yoga was a very important tool for development and success in every field of life and also that yoga and spirituality only is the identity of Indians. These qualities made us world gurus centuries ago and by upholding the same yoga and spirituality again, we will become world guru again and establish Mother India at the peak of supreme glory.
Lastly, a song was presented by Shri Udaybhan ji and the whole program was beautifully anchored by Shri Ajay Sharma Ji.