All India Yoga Shiksha Shivir (Medium- Hindi) was held at Sri Ramkrishna Mahasamelan Ashram Nagadandi under the Aegis of Vivekananda Kendra from 09 to 18 July 2018.
23 participants from Six different states viz, Arunachal Pradesh (16), Maharashtra (3), Chhatishgarh (1), Rajasthan (1) Bihar (1) and Tamilnadu (1) reported on 8th evening and 9th evening and same day the participants attended the Introductory session, wherein the participants were given the guidelines of the Shivir.
The 23 participants were organized into three different Ganas (groups) – Abhinav Gupt, Laleshwari, Sarika – Name of the famous personality of Kashmir.
The 10 day Shivir had Pratahsmaran & Gita-Pathan, Yogabhyas & Pranayam (moring & evening), Shram-Samskar, two Lecture sessions, Manthan, Geet-Abhyas, for 3 days in the eveing Pranayama and Meditation classes, Bhajan Sandhya, and concluded with Ananda Mela.
The lecture sessions were on the topics of: Concepts of Yoga, Rajayoga, Bhaktiyoga, Karmayoga, Bharateeya Samkriti, Concepts of Dharma, Kashmir, Meaning of Kendra Prarthana, Shrimad Bhagwad Geeta, Maneeya Eknathaji, Swami Vivekananda, Story of Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Challenges and Response, Vivekananda Kendra-Concept and its activities.
During Manthan Participants discussed over different Chapters from Sadhana of Service, Yam-Niyam and Bharatiya Samskriti.
During Shram-Samskar, participants took care of the cleanliness, arrangement and management of the premises, accommodation, class rooms, dining hall, Plantation of new flower garden in ashram, work in apple garden and Guashala displaying team-spirit and selfless service.
During the Camp, Participants visited Nursery and Shiva temple & Sri Shankaracharya Hills, Ma Jashstadevi Tample, Dal Lake in Shrinagar.
The Shivir went on well in a congenial, spiritual atmosphere with self discipline.
The Shivir concluded on 18th July afternoon with special blessing of Kum. LakshmikumariJi founder director of Vivekananda Kendra Vedic Vision Foundation and Mananeeya M.Hanumanthraoji, the all India Treasurer of Vivekananda Kendra. The Shivir concluded with Kendra Prarthana.
Many of the participants have expressed their willingness to devout their time and energy for the Service of the society through Vivekananda Kendra.