Report on “The Yoga of Meditation/ Mindful Meditation Workshop” on 22 June 2017 at ICAR-CIFE Headquarters, Mumbai
As part of International Yoga Day ( 21st June ) celebrations, a Workshop entitled "The Yoga of Meditation/ Mindful Meditation" was organised on 22.06.2017 (Thursday) Evening during 4 - 5.30 PM in Room No. 319 (Conference Hall), Panch Marg, Yari Road of Campus, ICAR-CIFE Headquarters, Mumbai. Brahmacharini Nidhi Chaitanya, Acharya, Chinmaya Mission (Chinmaya Priyam - Juhu-Andheri Zone), Mumbai conducted the Workshop.
Under the leadership and able support of Dr. Gopal Krishna, Director and Vice Chancellor ICAR-CIFE, the event was organised sucessfully. The programme started with Dr. Arpita Sharma, Principal Scientist welcoming Brni. Nidhiji, the Speaker and Instructor on Meditation and the participants from ICAR-CIFE staff and students & Mumbai Centre of ICAR-CMFRI staff who attended the function.
Brni. Nidhiji gave a talk on Meditation and how it is related to Yoga in terms of integration of our overall personality i.e. Body, Mind and Intellect with Soul or Self. She also involved the participants in a pen and paper exercise to emphasize that multitasking takes more time and hence less efficient, therefore one should always try to do one task at a time with full dedication and devotion no matter how insignificant it may be perceived. This was followed by Q & A session. Thereafter, guided meditation session was conducted by her for all the participants. The meeting ended with vote of thanks given by Dr. Ramasubramanian V., Principal Scientist and Coordinator of the Workshop.