JU organises lecture on benefits of Yoga

As per the release, the programme was organized by Dr TR Raina, former head, blood bank, GMC and former programme director, Advanced Yoga Center, Government Medical College, Jammu at Brig Rajinder Singh auditorium.

The department of students’ welfare in collaboration with the directorate of sports and physical education, university of Jammu, on Tuesday organised a presentation-cum-lecture on the topic-“Holistic Health, Science of Stress and its Management through Yoga.”

As per the release, the programme was organized by Dr TR Raina, former head, blood bank, GMC and former programme director, Advanced Yoga Center, Government Medical College, Jammu at Brig Rajinder Singh auditorium.

Prof ManojDhar, vice-chancellor, university of Jammu, who was the chief guest on the occasion, said that the success and meaningfulness of the programme could be gauged from the participative response from each and everyone which included students, scholars, faculty members and the staff of the University in the jam-packed auditorium. Prof Dhar said that yoga uplifts spiritual values and improves ones outlook towards life.

Prof Dhar highlighted the importance of conducting such programmes for the holistic development of the students and announced more such programmes for the overall benefit of all the stakeholders. Earlier, Prof Shailendra Singh Jamwal, dean students’ welfare, in his welcome address said that the department of students’ welfare in collaboration with the directorate of sports and physical education has charted out various programmes for the physical as well as mental health of the students.

DrDaud Iqbal Baba, director directorate of sports and physical education, university of Jammu was also present on the dais. Dr TR Raina in his power-point presentation explained the importance of stress management through yoga which is as much scientific as being spiritual.

He highlighted the importance of stress management which is a prerequisite for healthy body and mind particularly in the contemporary lifestyle where we are surrounded by stress and tension.