Celebration of 2nd International Day of Yoga in Tajikistan

: 2016-06-28 06:20:57 | |

            Embassy of India, Dushanbe celebrated the 2nd International Day of Yoga in the lawns of the Embassy premises on 25 June, 2016. The function was attended by more than 150 yoga enthusiasts including members of India -Tajik Friendship Society, students of Tojikiston Yoga Association “IRODA”, students of Indian Cultural Centre, Dushanbe, members of Indian community in Tajikistan and staff members of the Embassy.


The event began with welcome remarks by Shri B.S.Bisht, Second Secretary (Culture). This was followed by remarks by Mr. Abdughafforov Abdujabbor, Head of International Department of Ministry of Culture of Tajikistan, who spoke at length about the importance of yoga for the good health. He congratulated the gathering for assembling in such large numbers for performing the yoga asanas together. Mr. Abduvahob Muhammad Sobir, Tajik Yoga Master & President of Tojikiston Yoga Association “IRODA” also delivered a speech and spoke about his association with yoga and its benefits for the well being of the people of Tajikistan.


The main function of live display of yoga asanas as per the Common Yoga Protocol was conducted under the guidance of Mrs. Umeda Pirmatova, Yoga Teacher, Indian Cultural Centre, Dushanbe. This was followed by demonstration of advanced yoga postures by Mr. Abduvahob Muhammad Sobir, Yoga Master & President of Tojikiston Yoga Association “IRODA”. Separately, an exhibition on yoga books was also held in the hall of Indian Cultural Centre.


          The event was covered extensively by both electronic as well as print media.


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