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IIIT, Manipur celebrates International Yoga Day 2022

The director of IIIT Manipur Prof Krishnan Baskar emphasized that only yoga can keep the mind peaceful and body healthy.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 22 Jun 2022, 6:32 am

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The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Manipur at Mantripukhri, Imphal on Tuesday celebrated the “International Yoga Day 2022” under the theme “Yoga for Humanity.”

The director of the institute Prof Krishnan Baskar emphasized that only yoga can keep the mind peaceful and body healthy.

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He stressed that yoga is beyond religion and daily practice is essential for the young students to enhance their learning ability and productivity,

The director also informed that the institute is planning to introduce a credit based compulsory yoga course for all the undergraduate engineering programs offered at the institute, considering the enormous benefits of yoga.

State programme coordinator of Art of Living Center Dixon Laishram, who attended the programme as an yoga expert, expressed the need for real yoga which balances the inner body and the physical world.

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He further stated that only a balanced mind can bring the real concept of humanity through peace and harmony.

The function was also attended by coordinator and co-coordinator of the programme Kishorjit Nongmeikapam and Kabita Thaoroijam respectively along with faculty and students of the institute.

 

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First published:22 Jun 2022, 5:39 am

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