Press release Webinar on "Benefits of Yoga and Ayurveda in CoVID times"

Webinar on "Benefits of Yoga and Ayurveda in CoVID times"

Assistant High Commission of India



As a part of celebrations of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” (75 years of Indian Independence) and lead up to the Ayurveda Day 2021, Assistant High Commission of India, Kandy organised a webinar on “Benefits of Yoga and Ayurveda in CoVID times” on 12th October 2021. Two guest speakers and around 60 others participated in the webinar.

The webinar commenced with welcoming message by Assistant High Commissioner Dr. Athira S. followed by knowledge sharing & practice session on yoga by Yoga Guru Mr. Srilal Dev, founder Ayubom Yoga. He spoke on benefits of yoga, pranayams, asanas & kriyas and how beneficial are basic yoga practices in keeping our body & mind healthy. It was followed by a yoga practice session.

Dr. Dammika Abeygunawardena, Commissioner of Ayurveda in Sri Lanka shared his insights and experience in Ayurveda with the participants. Pointing out the growing popularity of this traditional branch of medicine in the modern society, especially during CoVID times, he encouraged the participants to adopt ayurvedic practices in daily lifestyle.