Maharishi University of Information Technology collaborated with the Morarji Desai National Institute and the Ministry of Ayush to celebrate the Countdown Programme for International Yoga Day. The event, conducted on April 13, 2023, at the Noida Campus of Maharishi University of Information Technology, aimed to promote yoga for well-being and holistic self-development. The celebration was a success, with more than 400 yoga enthusiasts, including teachers, administrators, and local citizens, gathering together to practice Common Yoga Protocol and transcendental meditation for holistic self-development.
The event started with group practice, including a demonstration of a CYP (Common Yoga Protocol) session, group practice of Transcendental Meditation, and lectures and presentations on the benefits of yoga asana and a complete understanding of yoga, in which the programme's theme "Yoga and Holistic Self Development" was brought to life through an educational discussion led by Dr. Agrima Awasti, Ayurveda Acharya, Ms. Kamna Gaur, and Ms. Pooja Kaushik, to discuss pressing issues such as health care systems and ways of making life healthy, happy, and blissful through yoga
Overall, the Countdown Programme for International Yoga Day celebration, with the support of the Morarji Desai Institute for Yoga and the AYUSH Ministry, was a great success in promoting the importance of yoga for physical, mental, and overall well-being.