Immediately after the early morning function on International Yoga Day held at Bandra Bandstand promenade, Fr. Joe, rushed to Kripa Foundation Vasai attended the Vasai Region AIDS Control Society Advisory Board meeting after which he dovetailed into a special program organised to commemorate International Yoga Day
At a house full B.K.S. Iyengar Auditorium, Fr, Joe along with the Mayor of Vasai Virar Shri Narayan Mankar and Mr. Sandesh Jadhav inaugurated the function by lighting the traditional lamp. In his brief speech the Mayor acknowledge the yoga practice that is carried out by Fr. Joe all over the world and was proud to be associated with the work of Kripa, he further added that the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation will always be there to support the good cause of Kripa Foundation. Later Shri Narayan Mankar, Shri Sandesh Jadhav and Dr. Patil were felicitated by Kripa for their outstanding contribution to Kripa and VRACS.
After a short clip of Guruji and Fr Joe,on Yoga, the crowd was spell bound to see and listen to the live demonstration of Iyengar Yoga by Fr. Joe, many a times paused by applauds from the crowd.
Fr, Joe received a standing ovation from one and all. The vote of thanks was done by Amit Patel and the anchor by Dr. Hemant D. Patil, after which they were served a sumptuous lunch catered by the in-house Chefs.
The program was also attended by many newly elected corporators to the Municipal Corporation, medical practitioners and press reporters and Fr. Joe's yoga practitioners from Australia.
A salute to the kripa Family of Vasai led by Mrs.Jean Pereira and Fr. Seraphinus.
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