‘विलक्षण योग एवं साधना शिविर’ - a three day empowering and energizing Yoga and Meditation Camp was organized by DJJS Ludhiana branch of Punjab at Kailash Nagar Chowk, G.T. Road from 28th to 30th June 2017.
A healthy mind lives in a healthy body. Mental health is imperative for physical health. DJJS ‘Vilakshan Yog Shivir’ is a special camp which enumerates the significance and importance of ‘Yoga and Pranayama’; in overall healing of the body & mind and attainment of perfect equilibrium and harmony of Body, Mind & Soul. The shivir covers yogasans, pranayama, relaxation, meditation as well as ayurvedic health care tips etc.
Over 1480 people (680 men, 800 women & 30 children) participated in the three days yoga camp, wherein Sadhvi Ambalika Bharti and Sadhvi Somprabha Bharti undertook Yogasanas, Pranayama and Meditation sessions. In two hour long session, the participants were taught basic Yogasana and Pranayama techniques. This was followed by a three hours of ‘Samuhik Dhyana’ (group meditation) to harness spiritual potential. The session ended with ‘Om chanting’ and recitation of mantras such as ‘Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah’ and ‘Shanti Path’ (peace prayer) seeking health, peace and harmony for all.
While addressing the participants, Sadhvi Ambalika Bharti enlightened on the benefits of Pranayama like Bhastrika, Anuloma-Viloma, Kapalbhati, Bhramri, etc. She also said “For a healthy mind, healthy body, one should be both physically & mentally healthy and fit. And regular practice of Yogasanas and Pranayama not only promotes good health while managing various disease and ailments, but also helps a spiritual seeker to sit for long hours in meditation”. There was an over whelming response from the participants.
On this occasion eminent guests – Sh. Ankit Khosla, Sh. Harikamal Khosla, Sh. Mahinder Pal, Shri Tarsem Singh, Sh. Guljaar Singh, Sh. Jasvinder Singh, Sh. Mohan ji, Sh. Antarpreet ji, Sh. Dharampal Ji, Sh. Gagan Ji, Sh. Jasveer ji, Sh. Pargat Singh, Sh. Sunil ji and Sh. Harbhansh Singh graced the event by their presence.
Print media widely covered this event in ‘Punjabi Jagran’, ‘Ujjwal Punjab’, ‘Divya Ranbhumi’, ‘Dainik Jagran’ and ‘Dainik Savera’ newspapers.