SRINAGAR: A six days offline Workshop and 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. The program 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 15th to 20th November 2021 .
The Valedictory session of the said program 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, Govt of India short term training course of 3 months (from May to July 2021) 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 2021. Speaking on the occasion Dr Ishwar. V Basavaraddi Director Moraji Desai National Institute of Yoga, said that Yoga Yoga professes a complete system of physical, mental, social, and spiritual development. For generations, this philosophy was passed on from the master teacher to the student and 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 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 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 disseminate the practical knowledge of yoga to general masses. He thanked Vivek Bhardwaj, IAS Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Medical for his endless support/patronage and guidance in promotion of AYUSH sector in J&K. The program was attended among others by Dr Syed Haider Deputy Director Ayush, Kashmir, Dr Sujad Ahmad Shuja Assistant Director Directorate of Ayush, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Parray Divisional Nodal Officer, H&WCS Kashmir, Dr Farooq Naqashbandi In-Charge Govt Unani Hospital, Shalteng Srinagar, Dr Shaheen Ahmad Mir , Dr Ruhi Tabasum, Imran Khan HMIS Manager NAM (Co-ordinators). The program concluded with distribution of Certificates to the trainees by Director Moraji Desai Institute of Yoga and Director Ayush,J&K.