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International Yoga Day Celebrated at FCRI Ponneri

The Second International Yoga Day was celebrated at the Fisheries College and Research institute, Ponneri, Chennai on 21st June 2016 from 12.00 noon to 01.30 PM. The members of the “HeartfulnessOrganisation” were invited to create awareness and the importance of Yoga and Meditation among the Students and Faculties. All the 60 Students have participated in the session. Teaching and Non-Teaching Faculties also participated in the event.The Dean, FCRI, Ponneri welcome the gatherings. A talk on “Benefits of Yoga” was given by Yoga.D. Balaji, Yoga Master, (VasaviYogashram, Chennai). The Yoga master demonstrated tenyogas to also explainedthe benefit of all yogas in detail. Meditation programme also was given by Mr. Rajesh & Mr. Subramanian (Trainers, Heartfulness Foundation) for a half an hour which was helpful for balancing Mind and Heart. Our student Volunteers Th. MuthaiahSedhupathi and Th. Prithviraj lead the student’s group in carrying out yogasanas in the session.