Abu Road ( Rajasthan ): The Brahma Kumaris celebrated International Yoga Day at its International Headquarters by holding very large physical yoga and Rajayoga sessions. Online Webinars were held by Brahma Kumaris centers all over the world, from which lakhs (hundreds of thousands) of people received the benefit of these yogic practices.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing norms were followed scrupulously during this program. The physical yogic exercises included Pranayam, Anulom Vilom and Surya Namaskar. For mental well being, Rajayoga Meditation was practiced.
BK Mruthyunjaya, Executive Secretary of the Brahma Kumaris, while speaking on this occasion said that physical yoga, when combined with Rajayoga, takes care of the body and mind. The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on yoga as a tool of mental well being. We need to pay due attention to this.
BK Jayanti, Director of Brahma Kumaris in Europe and the Middle East, said that Rajayoga is a technique of Meditation that leads to purification of the mind. This can be practiced by everyone irrespective of age and gender.