Two-day programme on guided meditation begins
Marking the centenary celebrations of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India, founded by Swami Paramahansa Yogananda and head-quartered in Ranchi, Jharkhand, Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendra (YSDK), Mysuru, has organised a two-day training programme which commenced this morning at Babburkamme Community Hall beside Sri Krishna Dhama on Sahukar Channaiah Road in Saraswathipuram here.
Two Sanyasis of the Society — Sri Omakarananda and Sri Shreyananda, are imparting training in guided meditation and kirtanas. Also included are Kriya Yoga, Satsanga classes and counselling for devotees. About 150 people from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have registered for the programme. A book and photo exhibition on Swami Paramahansa Yogananda is also included in the event.
Speaking to Star of Mysore YSDK Chairman K. Prasanna Kumar said that the training would improve the physical and mental health of people with an insight to spirituality. He added that Kriya Yoga and meditation helped people to maintain calmness and composure.
YSDK Secretary Narasimhan and members were present on the occasion.