Patna Women’s College, celebrated Surya Namaskar Day

The Department of Philosophy, Patna Women’s College, celebrated Surya Namaskar Day on
8 th February, 2023, in order to create awareness regarding the benefits of Surya
Namaskar and to motivate the students to practice Surya Namaskar every day and to
make it a part of their daily routine.
The importance of Surya Namaskar continues from the Vedic period, it is said to be
the ultimate Asanas, which not only helps in balancing the body and the mind but also
tones the nervous system, skin, muscle, digestive system, circulatory system, weight
loss and increases memory. Surya Namaskar should be practised together with breath,
mantras and concentration. The Surya Namaskar consists of total 12 poses i.e.,
Pranamasana, Hasta Uttanasana, Hasta Padasana, Ashwa Sanchalanasana,
Parvatasana, Ashtanga Namaskara, Bhujangasana, Adho Mukha Svanasana,
Ashwa Sanchalanasana, Hastapadasana, Hastauttanasana, Tadasana.
On this occasion around 50 students of the Department of Philosophy and Applied
Yoga enthusiastically practiced and came to know of the benefits of Yoga.
The programme was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Sister M. Rashmi A.C.,
Principal, Patna Women’s College, and Dr. Ameeta Jaisawal, Head, Department of
Dr. Kumkum Rani, Dr. Kirti Choudhary, Dr. Kamlendra Kumar were also present.
Meetu Kumari, Yoga Teacher conducted the session and explained the benefits of
Surya Namaskar.