Prisoners delve deep into the divine ocean of Yoga and Spirituality at Shimla Jail


The prisoners at Model Jail, Shimla reaped double benefits from a one-day session organized by Antarkranti in the prison premises, in the last week of January 2015. The event was a Yoga cum Spiritual session and was aimed at benefitting a large gathering of 500 inmates, of which 50 were women.

The session was conducted by Swami Vigyanand Ji, Sadhvi Rabia Bharti, Sadhvi Hari Deepika Bharti; Preachers DJJS & was presided over by Shri Jiya Lal (Dy. Superintendent, Jail).

The inmates were taught various yoga asanas and pranayama and were briefed about their benefits for physical fitness, mental health and spiritual wellbeing. The spiritual session expounded in details how spiritual awareness transforms one’s life by giving strength, conviction, wisdom and righteousness in one’s dispositions, attitude and thoughts.

The jail administration was highly appreciative of the session and expressed their desire for more such events to be conducted by Antarkranti on a regular basis.

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Antarkranti is the Prisoner's Reformation and post-release Rehabilitation Program.

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