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International Yoga Day Celebration at Lourdes Central School~~21-06-2019

International Yoga Day Celebration at Lourdes Central School~~21-06-2019

“When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath.”

~ Hatha Yoga Pradipika.


Yoga day celebration was inaugurated by the Chief guest by lighting the traditional lamp. The chief guest of the day  Kumari  Prajna addressed the gathering. She said that Yoga is that practice which is responsible for the overall development of a person. It also empowers us enough to discover happiness in making the world a happy place to live in. Through the practices of yoga constantly, we can free ourselves from anguish, fear, and loneliness and move towards the path to happiness.

Rev Fr Robert D’souza, Principal ,Lourdes Central School addressed the students by highlighting that by practicing Yoga regularly we will  attain physical, mental, and spiritual happiness. He insisted students to practice Yoga because it is very essential for overall development of students and it will improve their knowledge. Vice Principal Ms Belita Mascarenhas was also present on the dais.

All the students were involved in the Yoga display. Various Yoga postures and asanas were practiced. To begin with Vajrasana, Yoga Namaskar, Chinmudra, Chandra anuloma, suryanamaskar, anuloma,Surya namaskar, nadishodana, Pranayama, tadasana, vrakshana, trikonasana, ardha chandrasana. Finally with Shavasana yoga display concluded. By clapping hands our life span increases and by laughing regularly we remain healthy.

The programme was organised by the Physical Education department. Ankita Pai welcomed the gathering. Naureen Shaik gave importance of the day. Pranamya Dechamma delivered Vote of Thanks. Prajna K P compered the programme.

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