Yoga showed Positive results in HIV Patients
Dr.Shrikala Acharya,Project Director at Mumbai District Aids Control Society(MDACS) said that they started a pilot project to see how Yoga helps HIV patients to increase CD4 counts and increase morale of them.Shri Ambika Yoga Kutir helped MDACS to implement the project at Wadala.28 patients took advantage of the project and it had been observed that there was measureable increase in CD4 counts.7 patients escalated CD4 counts by 21.5%Shri.Ambika Yoga Kutir started their batch on 20th August for 3 months.
As city officials were surprised by a noticeable improvement in 28 patients doing Yoga,a proposal sent to National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) for research to understand how yoga can help to improve white blood cells in HIV Patients
Secretary Shri Ramchandra Surve of Shri Ambika Yoga Kutir said that Yoga definately helps to increase physical and mental strength and immunity in patients as well.Indian Express and Lokmat News Papers took a notice of this remarkable feat and gave good coverage for the news so that more and more HIV Patients can take advantage of Yoga.15th August-Swasthya Din and Inauguration of Birth Centenary Year Programmes
Celebrated 15th August as Swasthya Din and Inauguration of Guruji's Birth Centenary Year Programmes by bringing Divya Jyot from Mhasve ,birth place of Guruji. Rev.Hattyogi Shri Nikam Guruji established Shri Ambika Yoga Kutir out of his true urge for the health and well-being of all humanity and his dedication and sacrifice for the cause.It was resolved to spread awareness of this noble objectives of Guruji to spread them far and wide. On occasion of Swasthya Din ,66 persons of Ambika Kutir were awarded by Seva Puraskar for giving 10years Un-interrupt Service.The programme ended with concluding speech by Surve Sir .He outlined the programmes to be conducted during the year appealed whole hearted and active co-operation from the branches.
Unveiled Statue of Rev.Hattyogi Shri.Nikam Guruji and started Naturocare & Herbal Medicines Centre from 15th August at existing C.B.D.Belapur Branch
Yoga Batch started from 20th August for volunteers of MDACS at Wadala
Guruji's Birth Centenary Year Programme celebrated at Zone 2- Mulund to Chembur on 21st August at Geeta Hall ,Bhandup bet.8 am to 11am.Celebration mainly include accepting Divya Jyot,showing DVD on the life of Rev.Hattyogi Shri.Nikam Guruji,Powerpoint presentation of shri.Madhavrao Deshpande on Total Health.Most exciting part of programme was Demo of Yogic Kriya by Teachers of that zone and students from Mulund branch.Programme concluded with Vote of Thanks to Trustees of Geeta hall for making available Free of Cost for so many years,then felicitation of many dignitories and lastly valuable guidence by Shri.Surve Sir
GRAND CELEBRATION BY ZONE-3 BANDRA TO BORIVALI
Birth Centenary year Programme of Rev.Hattyogi Shri Nikam Guruji was conducted on 28-8-2016 at Thakur College,Kandivali.Programme was graced by Mr.Jondhalekar,Mr.Patankar.Mr.Ghanekar who shared their experience with Guruji .Teachers and Students of Kutir presented excellent demo of Yogic Kriya.Concluded with Felicitation of Principal of Thakur college who always showed her enthu for yoga and helped kutir for spreading Guruji.s Moto to make people Healthy-Physically and Mentally !
ZONE-4 SION TO KAMATHIPURA
The region falling under Zone 4 has special significance as it is the first branch of Shri Ambika Yoga Kutir ,established in the year 1982 at Kamathipura.Guruji appointed Shri.Dwarkanath Tota as branch in-charge who ably nurtured the branch till his age of 82 years.Today aged 90,he still inquires about branch activities and progress over the telephone.
In appreciation of his Yeoman Service to the cause of Shri Ambika Kutir ,the Centenary Program included a DVD presentating Mr.Tota's vision for the branch.The experience of Guruji and Mr.Tota shown on DVD inspired disciples.The acting branch In-charge Smt.Sheela Puppala shared her experiences of the benefits of Yoga in brief and highlighted her association with Ambika Kutir.In 1982 as a disciple,as a teacher since 1984 to being Branch In-charge .The audience were enrolled when she narrated her treking expedition's to Sandkafu,Kanchanjunga&Kangra Valley at heights of 21000feet in 3 consequtive years 1988,89,90.She dedicated her success to regular Yoga Practice and inspiration of "Shri Ambika Yoga Kutir".The program was graced by special attendence of President Advocate Shri Manohar Deshmukh of Shri Ambika Yoga Kutir to commonerate the celebration of the Birth Centenary Year Program.
15/8/2016 to15-8-2017 is the Birth Centenary Year of Rev.Hathayogi Shri.Nikam Guruji.Birth Centenary Year Programme was celebrated in Zone-5 Dahisar to Palghar on 25/9,Zone-6 Dombivli to Karjat on 2/10,Zone-7 Airoli to Pen on 16/10 on similar grounds.Response was spontaneous and the noble objective of Guruji to spread awareness about benefits of Yoga in people was seen to be followed by all branches with dedication.TWO NOTE-WORTHY PROGRAMMES
National Awareness Programme on "Yoga & Diabetes" was held on 2nd October on occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.Now a days Diabetes mellitus and its related complications have become the biggest health hazard and a menance all over the world.Diabetes is spreading at a very fast pace in India,particularly in urban Population.
Keeping in view the time-tested benefits of yoga and being highly economical,Hon'ble Prime Minister said in 2nd International Yoga Day,"Let's focus on one thing in the coming days,how to mitigate diabetes through Yoga."Ministry of AYUSH had initiated several programmes for creating awareness about the role of Yoga in the prevention and management of Diabetes Mellitus.
Shri Ambika Yoga Kutir had organised one day programmes ,following the protocol of AYUSH at Thane,Mulund,Bhandup,Ghatkopar,Vadala,C.B.D.Belapur and Vasai.
All branches of Shri Ambika Yoga Kutir are conducting Traimasik(3 months)Basic Yoga Programme regularly.KURLAand VASHIBranches had celebrated 100th Traimasik Yoga Programme.These two branches are rendering uninterrupt service for more than 25 years which is worth appreciating !