International Yoga Day 2023
IDY-23, or International Day of Yoga 2023, was celebrated with great enthusiasm in a gathering of 5000 staff and students. The event took place in the presence of esteemed yoga gurus and dignitaries, emphasizing the importance of discipline in practicing yoga.
The celebration of IDY-23 aimed to promote yoga as a holistic approach to physical and mental well-being. The gathering of 5000 staff and students from different colleges under the umbrella of BGS group of institutions: SJBIT, BGS-SAP, BGS-PU-College, BGS-GIMS, SJB-CON, BGS-Glynical signifies the widespread participation and interest in yoga among the educational community.
Yoga gurus, His holiness Jagadguru sri sri sri Dr.Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji, President Adichunchanagiri Trust, Reverred sri sri sri Dr.Prakashanath Swamiji Managing director, BGS &SJB group of Institution, renowned for their expertise in various forms of yoga, led the event, guiding participants through different yoga asanas (poses), pranayama (breathing exercises), and meditation techniques. Their presence added depth and authenticity to the event, inspiring participants to delve deeper into the practice of yoga.
The event emphasized the significance of discipline in yoga. Discipline plays a vital role in maintaining a regular yoga practice, as it requires consistency, dedication, and focus. By highlighting discipline, the event aimed to inspire participants to incorporate yoga into their daily lives and experience its profound benefits.
In addition to the yoga gurus, dignitaries from various fields, such as government officials, celebrities, and influential personalities such as Shri P. Harishekaran, Hon’ble Additional DGP, Shri B.G.Jyothi Prakash Mirji, Hon’ble Ex-Commissioner of Police, Shri Karthik-SJS Yoga Institute, Shri Tejasvi Surya(Hon’ble Member of Parliament), Shri Umapathy Srinivas(Cine Producer), Cine Actress : Ms.Harshika Poonacha, Ms.Ashika Ranganath, Ms.Aditi Prabhudeva, Ms.Radhika Narayan, Ms.Kushee Ravi graced the occasion. Their attendance further underscored the importance of yoga as a unifying practice that transcends boundaries and brings people together.
The IDY-23 celebration created an environment of unity, harmony, and well-being. It provided an opportunity for staff and students to come together, learn from experienced yoga practitioners, and deepen their understanding of yoga as a way of life.