4 Kuwaitis Attends International Conference On Yoga For Body In Delhi
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Four people from Kuwait attends the two day 'International Conference on Yoga for Body and Beyond' in at Vigyan Bhawan New Delhi organised by the Ministry of AYUSH as a part of International Day of Yoga celebrations. The International Conference was held to deliberate upon the benefits of yoga to the individual, community, the society and the world at large. It was attended by Yoga experts from India and more than 80 international delegates from 35 countries.

Representing Kuwait, Mr Pradeep Kumar Khanna and Ms Srividya Raghavan from Art of Living and T Sanjuraj and Roopesh Rqaveendran representing Seva Darshan Kuwait attended the event. Eminent experts of Yoga from across the globe included Iraq, Afghanistan, Algeria, Malaysia, Spain, Russia, Portugal, Australia, Belgium, China, Egypt, Iceland, Japan, Kuwait, Korea, Kenya, Slovenia, Uzbekistan, UAE among others participated in the event.

Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan spoke at the valedictory session and said that India has always believed in conquering the hearts of people, not by invasion, but by its culture and traditions. India has won the hearts of the world by giving it something extra ordinary like Yoga, she explained. The Lok Sabha Speaker further that today the humanity is faced with several challenges like terrorism, extremism, consumerism and climate change. These challenges can be met if we adopt Yoga in our lives since Yoga teaches us to live in harmony with nature and to lead a balanced life. 

Addressing the valedictory session, the Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik expressed his happiness that the level of participation in the International Conference has remarkably increased from India and abroad this year. He explained that the focus of yoga is basically to change the lifestyle so that the lifestyle related disorders are easily prevented and managed. 

The primary theme of 2nd International Day of Yoga is to connect with the Youth and to inculcate the habit of Yoga at a young age. There were 8 technical sessions on Yoga and Physical Wellbeing, three sessions on Insights from Yoga Scholars, Integration of Yoga in Healthcare Delivery System, Yoga for Mental Health, Yoga for Body and Beyond and a Panel Discussion on the subject. There was also a session on open-ended experience sharing by foreign delegates.



27 Jun, 2016 0 542
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