Yoga belongs to mankind, nurtures values: Sinha
STATE TIMES NEWS
ANANTNAG: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said, Yoga belongs to the whole world and indeed to all of mankind, adding that as a science it creates unity between body and mind, between people, regions, and the countries so that we remain healthy, happy and contribute to growth and welfare of the entire humanity.
“Yoga reduces the stress level and teaches us to live in the present moment, it inspires us to nurture the values espoused by sacred scriptures, to walk the righteous path and it opens the door of peace, mindfulness, physical and mental strength,” Sinha said while addressing the participants of Yoga Shiksha Shivir after paying obeisance to Swami Ashokanandaji, the founder of Shri Ramkrishna Mahasammelan Ashram, Nagdandi, Achabal, Anantnag, Sinha said.
The participants are visiting the Ashram from various states and UTs of the country.
Swami Ashokananda Ji’s life and teachings continue to guide our society and inspire us to work for the spiritual and social upliftment, the Lt Governor said.
The Lt Governor congratulated everyone associated with Shri Ramkrishna Mahasammelan Ashram and commended their efforts in the service of society and our great nation.
He said, due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Yoga has become a mass movement for a healthy society and called upon the people to embrace Yoga for a healthy life.
“Selfless service strengthens the spirit of unity in diversity. Our endeavour must be to meet the twin goals of spiritual and socio-economic upliftment. We are at the threshold of a future in which learning and meditation centres can train, guide and leverage our strong human resource base to build Aatm-Nirbhar Bharat,” the Lt Governor said.
A Balakrishnan, President, Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari; B.L. Bhat, Chairman, Shri Ramkrishna Mahasammelan Ashram, Anantnag; Syeed Fakhrudin Hamid, Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag, senior officials of police and civil administration and people from all walks of life were present.