It is practice of Pranayama for 108 days anytime anywhere. Requires minimum 5mins to 30 minutes maximum in a day. Practice 7 days a week.
Challenge- Performing 5mins to 30 mins of Pranayama regularly at a specific pace using the link given below.
Start from minimum version and reach up to maximum as your practice allows you to.
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This year, SIU will celebrate International Yoga Day as the Year of PRANA and the 108 days yoga challenge which is a part of continued education / training.
International day of Yoga 21st June 2018 was celebrated as the year to inculcate and foster an understanding that the whole world is one family through an innovative practice namely Meditation on ”Vasudhaiva Kutumbakkam" through the “Unity of Mind & Body" .view report
This year, SIU celebrated International Yoga Day as the Year of Cyclic Meditation which combines the practice of yoga postures with guided meditation.view report
108 is a Harshad Number, an integer divisible by the sum of its digits. Harshad in Sanskrit means “joy-giver.”
108 marma points, or sacred places of the body. There are said to be 108 energy lines, or nadis, converging to form the heart chakra.
The number 108 has held a multi-dimensional meaning throughout history
We have 108 beads in a mala.
Astronomical significance: viz. the diameter of the Sun multiplied by 108 equals the distance between Sun and Earth; the diameter of the Moon multiplied by 108 equals the distance between Earth and Moon; the diameter of the Sun is 108 times the diameter of the Earth
Challenge starts from 21st June 2020 to 07th October 2020
(108 days to be calculated on 7 days per week basis)
Challenge starts from 21st June 2020.Result date to be finalised.
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As a Health Promoting University (HPU), SIU has been celebrating World Yoga Day on 21st June every year, for the last three years.
The University Sports Board is very glad to inform you that the first 108 Days Yoga Challenge was organized by University Sports Board from 1st August 2017 to 4th December 2017.
We had a total of 569 registrations (302 students and 267 staff).
The total Pranayam minutes completed by the participants are 34808 mins
The total Suryanamaskars done by the participants are 20255.
A total of 30 institutes participated in the challenge.
The top 3 Institutes with most number of participants (staff & students combined) are:
|Rank||Institute Name||Total no. of participants|
108 Days Yoga Challenge (Overall winners - Institute)
|Rank||Institute Name||Total no. of points|
Winners list: Names of people who have completed the 108 days challenge (Men and Women)
|1||Dr. Amol Dalavi||Staff||SIT|
|5||Poornima Tapas||Staff||SIBM, Pune|
Most number of days (Men and Women)
|STUDENTS||Sanjam Preet Kaur||SSBS||Female||81 DAYS|
|DIRECTOR||Dr. Manisha Ketkar||SSBF||Female||92 DAYS|
Most Pranayam mins (Men and Women)
|STAFF||Shirish Joshi||SICSR||Male||2929 (48 hrs.)|
|Preeti Mulay||SIT||Female||2131 (35 hrs.)|
|STUDENTS||Raj Mistry||SIHS||Male||3945 (65 hrs.)|
|Sonanjali||SLS-Hyderabad||Female||1527 (25 hrs.)|
|DIRECTOR||Dr. Manisha Ketkar||SSBF||Female||325 (5 hrs.)|
Most Suryanamaskars (Men and Women)
|Poornima Tapas||SIBM, Pune||Female||1524|
|DIRECTOR||Dr. Manisha Ketkar||SSBF||Female||438|
Mr. Consistent (Male - Staff):
Dr. Amol Dalavi (SIT)
Most Pranayam mins (Male - Staff):
Shirish Joshi (SICSR)
Most Surya Namaskars (Male - Staff):
Ramesh Jagtap (SIOM)
Most Surya Namaskars (Female - Staff):
Poornima Tapas (SIBM, Pune)
Miss. Consistent (Female - Staff):
Shruti Maheshwari (SIT)
Miss. Consistent & Most Pranayam mins (Female - Students):
Sonanjali (SLS, Hyderabad)
This event website will be setup with a Data Submit page from where you will be able to submit your daily Yoga data (Image and recorded time of Pranayama) using the login details which will be provided to you.
You will be required to submit your Yoga data within 7 days of the actual date for each day.
Anywhere, as long as you perform. In your home, In nature, in a park, around your office, it does not matter just do it.
So, these are the basic rules. Additional details about the event are available on the event FAQ page. Please check it out, it is a must read.