To re- energise the youth during these hard days of COVID-19 pandemic and to introduce a purposeful and spiritual way of life a monthly online Session titled YOGA FOR YOUTH is being organised by Delhi Branch of Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari since 21st May, 2021. Yuva Pramukh of Vivekananda Kendra, Uttar Prant, Shri Nikhil Yadav told that the Yoga session was inaugurated on 20th May in the presence of Uttar Prant Sangathak, Shri Manas ji. After the inauguration, Yoga session began from 21st May in the morning from 6-7 am and will concluded on 21st June on the occasion of International Yoga Day. During this 31 day session, participants are being trained in various Asans and pranayams. This Yoga session is being organised with utmost sense of service to provide the panacea for the youth who is facing negative ambience, tension etc. The main purpose of this programme is to make the Youth physically fir, mentally sharp and spiritually inclined.
The series of Pranayam includes Bhastrikka, Vishisht Kapalbhatti, Anulom-Vilom etc. And the Asans include Vajrasan, Shashankasan, Trikonasan, Parvatasan, Paadhasttasan, Makrasan, Bhujangasan, Dhanurasan, Sahvasan and Surya Namaskars etc.
Along with Asans and Pranayam, participants are also being taught about eminent eight parts of Yoga from Maharishi Patanjali’s ‘Ashtaang Yoga’ through discussion.The registration fee for the programme was kept at Rs. 100.
90 participants registered for the session. The money collected through them amounted to Rs. 9000. One thousand more was added to this amount by Youth volunteers of Vivekananda Kendra,Delhi Branch and the sum of Rs. 10,000 was donated for children who lost their parents due to corona pandemic under PM CARES Fund for Children. Nikhil Yadav further added that during 21st May to 21st June every Saturday a Webinar is being organised which is based on Indian culture and vision.
“Vivekananda Kendra is a spiritually inspired service organisation” which was established on 7th January, 1972.
Thousands of Volunteers of Vivekananda Kendra conduct activities in the field of education and development, natural resource development, cultural research, publication, youth inspiration, sanskar varg for children and yoga sessions etc in the rural and tribal areas throughout the country