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International Day of Yoga – 21 June 2023

RKMVERI (Deemed University) celebrated the “International Day of Yoga” on 21st June 2023 at Belur Main Campus.

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Report of the celebration:

International Day of Yoga was celebrated at RKMVERI’s at the Belur main campus as well as ‘Off-campus’ Centres in Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Ranchi (Jharkhand), Narendrapur (West Bengal)

In the Belur main campus of RKMVERI, more than 300 participants from 12 different districts of West Bengal participated along with students, staff and monks residing in the campus.

The delegates came from Birbhum, Bankura, Purba Bardhaman, Purulia, East Midnapore, West Midnapore, Jhargram, South 24 pgs, North 24 pgs, Howrah, Hooghly and Nadia districts.


The various NGOs which participated from different districts are given below:

Name of NGO District No. of delegates Name of NGO District No. of delegates
Yubaparishad East Midnapore 16 Sagar South 24 pgs 8
Abhudaya Haldia East Midnapore 40 Offer South 24 pgs 18
Belpahari Jhargram 25 Mukta Kantha South 24 pgs 21
Kansabati West Midnapore 65 Tehatta Nadia 5
ATGHARA South 24 pgs 16 Nivedita CCC Hooghly 8
Dighalgram Bakul Bankura 10 Udiyaman Mancha Purulia 22
Dipan Purba bardhaman 7 Netaji Sangha Howrah 10
Sanskriti bahini Birbhum 13

Program Schedule:

  1. Common Yoga Protocol Demonstration in the University’s ground
    • 7.00 am – 7.45 am: Common Yoga Protocol demonstration conducted by Sri Prashanta Samanta
    • 7.45 am – 8.45 am: Refreshments for participants and break
  2. Cultural Program & Yogasana demonstration at Vivekananda Sabhagriha: 9.00 am – 11.00 am
    • 9.00 am – 9.05am: Invocation & Vedic Chanting by monks
    • 9.05 am – 9.15am : Opening Song by Shyamapada Ghoshal
    • 9.15 am – 10.00 am: Yogasana demonstration by Debra Vivekananda Welfare Society, OFFER South 24 Pgs., and Yuba Parishad Purba Midnapore
    • 10.00 am – 10.15 am: Yogasana program by students of RKMVERI
    • 10.15 am – 10.30 am: Talk by Swami Vidyapradananda, Deputy Registrar, RKMVERI on Patanjali’s Astanga Yoga
    • 10.30 am – 10.45 am: Talk by Swami Atmapriyananda, Pro Chancellor, RKMVERI
    • 10.45 am – 11.00 am: Closing songs: (i) Murta Maheswaram (ii) Nikhil Bhuvana and (iii) Siksatakam by Swami Sarvabhadrananda


Video of the entire program on YouTube:


Common Yoga Protocol practice & Demonstration:


Below are some photos:


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