A Yoga Satra was conducted from 21.11.2022 to 30.11.2022 (10 days) at Sri Varatha Raja Perumal Temple, S.R.V. Nagar. Totally 9 participants comprising 8 sisters and 1 brother participated in the yoga satra.
The concluding program of the yoga satra and the Gita Jayanti celebrations were held together on Dec 1, 2022, from 6.15 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. in which 45 people participated.
The program started with prayer followed by the welcome address, a presentation of the yoga satra report, and experience sharing by satra participants. Vyavastha Pramukh, VK Madurai Sri. Palaniappan Ji gave a brief speech on the topic ‘Yoga, a way of life’ in which he explained the real meaning of yoga and the importance of character-building in yoga sadhana. After that, all yoga varga participants did pushpanjali to Omkar and took Sankalpa to continue their yoga practice regularly. Subsequently, Gita Jayanti was also celebrated. President of Sri Ramakrishna Sevashramam, Thiruparankundram Sri. Natarajan Ji gave a brief talk on the importance of Gita Jayanti in which he cited some important slokas from the Bhagavad Gita and explained their meaning. All the program participants did pushpanjali to Omkar and Sri Krishna and all took Sankalpa to read Bhagavad Gita and practice its message in daily life. The program was concluded with the Shanti mantra and Kendra Prarthana.