27th July, 2017
The first session of Yoga by Liberal Arts, Science & Commerce, and MIT-World Peace University was held on July 27th, Thursday at Chandralok Canteen.
Dr. Rasika Divakar, a yoga instructor, consultant physician and Pranic healing instructor and Vijay Khanke, Head, Pranic Healing Centre, Pune conducted the yoga and meditation sessions for students and faculty. Students of B.A. general and Honours, B.A. Mass Media, Masters of Journalism & Mass Communication, M.Sc. Computer Science, B.Sc. Computer Science, B.Com and M.Com attended the yoga session held in two slots from 7.30 A.M. to 9 A.M.
Prof. Dr. Jay Gore, Principal Transformation Advisor, MIT-World Peace University welcomed and felicitated instructors. In his speech he motivated students to continue this yoga activity regularly in their life and also to balance their academics.
Prof. Dr. Sudhir Gavhane, Dean, Liberal Arts, Science & Commerce felicitated Dr. Rasika Divakar while Prof. Dr. Madhuri Kulkarni, Associate Dean, felicitated Vijay Khanke.
Starting with MIT prayer, the first session of Yoga kicked off with basic Asanas and warm-up sessions. Students enjoyed the exercises and were also enthusiastic about the first session.
The Meditation session conducted by Vijay Khanke initially discussed the importance of meditation for a healthy body and soul through power-point presentation. He discussed with students about various Chakras and how one can bring in positive energy to their body by meditation. The soothing musical meditation was enjoyed by students as it helped them to start their day in a positive way.