Kalinga Stadium Echoes Of Yoga And Vedic Chants

All Odisha Yoga Association in association with Sambad Group conducted a yoga and meditation workshop at Kalinga stadium on Sunday.

The stadium echoed with the Vedic chants as 700 participants from diverse walks of life across age-groups showed up at the sports complex. The workshop began from 5.00 am and continued till 7.30 am with a huge attendance.

“I did not expect that people would turn up in such large numbers. All did yoga asanas (postures) including 108 Surya Namaskar. It feels good,” Sambad Group Managing Director Monica Nayyar Patnaik said.

The benefits of Yoga and meditation were discussed with the participants and they were encouraged to incorporate them in their daily lives. The instructor also educated the audience about the evolution of Yoga; how it was born in India and went on to become a worldwide practice.

“There is no better way for mental and physical well-being. We should practice it regularly,” an instructor expressed.

The Kalinga Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium whose foundation stone was laid by the former chief minister of Odisha Late Biju Patnaik in the year 1978.