Srinagar: A six days offline Workshop and Yoga Certification Board Examination (YCB) Examination for Yoga trainees of Kashmir Division by faculty members of Moraji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi concluded at Govt Unani Hospital Shalteng, Srinagar.
According to a press note, the programme was organized by Directorate of Ayush, J&K under National Ayush Mission with active collaboration of Moraji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi from November 15 to 20.
The Valedictory session of the programme was attended by Dr Ishwar V Basavaraddi Director Moraji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi, Dr Mohan Singh, Director Ayush, J&K among others.
Pertinent to mention here that on the directions of Ministry of Ayush, Government of India short term training course of 3 months (from May to July) online Certificate Course in Yoga for Wellness Instructors (CCWYI) of J&K has already been imparted to the candidates and examinations (theory/practical) were conducted by the Institute and accordingly the results were declared in August.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Ishwar V Basavaraddi Director Moraji Desai National Institute of Yoga, saidYoga professes a complete system of physical, mental, social, and spiritual development.”
For generations, this philosophy was passed on from the master teacher to the studentand is equally relevant in modern times and its holistic approach whether for healthy individuals or for diseased ones remains unparalleled.
In the health fields, yoga techniques are being applied in health promotion programs, substance abuse treatment programs, and as a complementary treatment for diseases such as anxiety disorders, depression, coronary heart disease, cancers, and HIV/AIDS.
. Yoga is a low-cost self-help approach to well-being,”he said. He advised the trainees to promote the yoga therapies in every nook and coroner of the UT of J&K so that the benefits of yoga are provided at grass root level. He assured all assistance from Moraji Desai Institute of Yoga to Directorate of Ayush, J&K for smooth program implementation under National Ayush Mission. He also appreciated the staff of Directorate of Ayush, J&K for smooth conduction of Workshop and YCB Examination.
Dr Mohan Singh, Director Ayush J&K in his address informed that Yoga is a union of the organ systems in the body with the consciousness in the mind. Philosophically, yoga produces a union of body, mind, and energy (or soul or spirit) to bring about a state of equanimity (calmness). “Progressing to an even more advanced state, blending science and philosophy, one experiences a union of body, mind, internal energy, and the all-pervading cosmic energy, resulting in better physical health, mental control, and, ultimately, self-realization,”he said. He added that during the present competitive world the stress related disorders are much prevalent and for that Yoga therapies shall prove the nectar of life. He stressed on the trainees to implement the program in letter and spirit and desseimate the practical knowledge of yoga to general masses. He thanked Vivek Bhardwaj, IAS Additional Chief Secreatry, Health and Medical for his endless support/patronage and guidance in promotion of AYUSH sector in J&K.