Koraput,27/5 ( Odisha Samachar )- The Yoga Fest celebrated by the Central University of Orissa, Koraput at the University campus, Landiguda, Koraput on 25 May, 2016 to create awareness of Yoga among the University students and staff. Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor of the University inaugurated the fest and Dr. Amulya Ratna Mohapatra, founder of Ramakrishna Ashram of Koraput delivered a lecture on Yoga as an expert. The fest was organised as per the direction issued by the University Grant Commission
On this occasion Prof. Mohanty described the importance of Yoga in the Indian Culture and its need in the present scenario. He said “Health is not just absence of disease but health means to be fit spiritually, morally and physically and yoga is important for a healthy life. Yoga is more than just posture or exercise, yoga is unique”. He also said “in forthcoming Yoga can be taught as a course of studies in Universities. To achieve success in life concentration on goal is must, and Yoga helps to improve the concentration”. The Vice- Chancellor of the varsity advised all to make Yoga part of daily life.
Dr. Amulya Ratna Mahapatra delivered a lecture on Yoga for creating awareness among the students and staff of the University. While delivering the lecture he said “To be excel in performing the job is called Yoga, to perform the task a stable mind is needed and Yoga helps to have a stable mind. It helps to increase strong will power in life to march towards the aim in life“.
Students, faculty and staffs were present at large number in this occasion.