Ahead of the 5th International Yoga Day, India witnessed a “Yoga in Dunes”, an event which was conducted under the aegis of Desert Charger Brigade of Battle Axe Division at the sand dunes of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The soldiers of the Battle Axe Division participated in the yoga and pranayam exercises.
The event took place in the presence of Brigadier Saikat Roy, Brigade Commander, Desert Charger Brigade.
The session included pranayams such as Kapalbhati, Anulom-Vilom, Ujjayi and Bhramari and aasans such as Surya Namaskar, Dhanush aasan and Manduk aasan. A Debate Competition on the benefits of yoga was also organised for the soldiers and their families.
The event was conducted under the guidance of Yoga Guru Shri Chunni Lal Pawar and his team helped.
The pictures of the soldiers performing synchronised yoga-aasanas and pranayam exercises with the background of vast endless desert made an excellent visual treat.