CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 21 JUNE 2017 AT IIM KOZHIKODE
Patanjali Yoga Centre Kozhikode had conducted a lecture cum demo on yoga at IIM Kozhikode at the Auditorium on 21 June 2017 as per the instructions from MHRD.
Patanjali Yoga Research Centre Kozhikode a registered charitable trust has been imparting training on yoga to many people in India as well as abroad (Russia and Cyprus) for the past 40 years. In addition to the Kozhikode city yoga centre, the Yoga centre also has a campus in Badirur near Kakkodi in Kozhikode.. Recently the yoga centre has been selected by a Delhi based organization for award of best innovative happiness centre. The yoga centre is also functioning as a research institution also for the past 4 years, and has undertaken 3 projects and published reports of the 3 completed research projects and also published 3 journal research papers under the banner of the yoga centre on various aspects of yoga
Shri Acharya Unniraman, Director, Patanjali Yoga Centre Kozhikode conducted the lecture cum demo and dwelled on important asanas and the effect on health and wellbeing of these asanas. A few of them were practiced by the audience. Doubts and questions by the audience were answered.
Dr K Madhava Chandran, Sr. Principal Scientist CWRDM and Trust Member of the Patanjali Yoga Centre Kozhikode gave an insight into the scientific aspects and benefits of Yoga. He showed statistical data on the positive effects of yoga based on sample studies carried out by Patanjali Yoga Centre Kozhikode.
A quiz was organised by Atharva The Quizzing Club of IIM Kozhikode on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2017.
Winners: Iman Roy and Swati Chowdhury
1st Runner-up: Aakash Bhargav and Nipan Talukder
2nd Runner-up: Manju Murali and Nishkal