Yoga important to find inner peace, lead healthy life: Advisor Sharma

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JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma on Saturday highlighted the significance of Yoga for healthy living and its importance in modern day life.
The advisor was speaking at ‘All India Pranayam Prashikshan Shiver’ here at Bhartiya Yog Sansthan Yog Ashram at Gole Gujral. He also participated in the morning Yog Sadhana, an official handout read.
“Yoga is a journey of self, through self, to the self. It is significant to lead a balanced and healthy life,” the advisor said.
Highlighting the significance of Yoga, Sharma advised the people to adopt healthy life-style to stay fit. He said that Yoga plays an important factor in discovering inner peace; a sense of oneness and form a balance between mind and body, read the handout.
Considered to be an age-old mental, physical and spiritual practice, now, Yoga has been practiced globally, he said, adding that, the practice of Yoga is believed to help in transforming the body and mind of the practitioners.
The advisor appreciated the role played by the Bhartiya Yog Sansthan for involving large number of people in daily Yog Abyas and imparting Yoga to people regularly, free of cost. He further said it would be better if young minds were roped in for daily Yoga practice, it read.
He applauded the organisation for dedicating itself towards their mission “Jiyo aur Jivan do” aiming at making people healthy through Yoga, an ancient Indian science for physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
Participants from 23 Indian states assembled at Jammu for the Yoga camp.
The advisor also visited a book stall there and enquired about the available books on Yoga practice. He said that such texts would play a great contributing factor towards spreading health all over.
A total of 620 Yog Adhikaries (officials) spread across India, representing 23 Indian states, are participating in the three-day-long camp. The participants made a presentation of various postures and ‘pranayam’ techniques which they practiced during the camp and also shared their experiences, it added.