June 21 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. As a part of the International Day of Yoga celebrations at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the Coimbatore campus is conducting the following competitions for students of Amrita University:-

  • Essay Competition
    • Choose ONE of the topics listed below and submit an essay of 1500-2000 words
      • Yoga in daily life – possibilities and challenges
      • Role of Yoga as a solution provider to national issues
      • Role of Yoga in developing an integrated education methodology
      • Yoga the path to the inner harmony and peace
      • How Yoga changed my life
      • Yoga is not a religion it’s a science- of integrating body, mind and soul
    • Submit your essay in pdf format with title page as given below. Name the file as:   roll number_essay [ Eg: CBENU4MEE13506_essay ]
  • Painting Competition
    • Submit a painting (oil painting, poster colors, color pencil art etc) on any ONE of the following topics:
      • Yoga, Environment and Sustainability
      • Yoga and World Peace
      • Yoga and Self-Transformation
    • The painting may be scanned and sent via email in jpg, png or pdf formats. Name the file with your roll number_painting. [ Eg: CBENU4MEE13506_painting ]
  • Photography Competition
    • Submit a photograph (.jpg or .png format) of yourself, your family members or friends practicing yoga and add an appropriate caption.
    • Name the file with your roll number_photo [ Eg: CBENU4MEE13506_photo ]

Guidelines for Submission

  1. Submit your entries via email to amrita.idayofyoga@gmail.com with subject “Essay Submission” or “Painting Submission” or “Photo Submission”. 
  2. Only one entry per person for each competition is allowed
  3. Please include the following statement below your submission “I see my submission as a contribution to spreading the awareness of Yoga and it is my original work”. 
  4. Last Date to send in your submissions is 15 June 2015
    NOTE: Title Page- Include a title page for your submission mentioning your
  • Name
  • Roll Number
  • Batch
  • Campus
  • Department
  • Mobile number and
  • Email Id

The winners will be offered exciting cash prizes

Event Details
09:00 to 13:00



Contact Email: 
Contact Person: 

Sri. Udhayakumar C. S., Associate Professor, Amrita School of Business