During his speech on the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi put forth his suggestion for dedicating a ‘Yoga Day. The decision proposed by India was subsequently endorsed by a report 177 member states and The UN declared June 21 as International Day of Yoga by passing a decision on December 11, 2014, in the course of the 69th session of the General Assembly. The first International Day of Yoga was noticed around the globe on June 21, 2015.
PM Modi, throughout his speech on the United Nations General Assembly, mentioned, “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help in well being. Let us work towards adopting an International Yoga Day.”
Yoga is an historical non secular apply that aligns an individual’s physique with their consciousness. The phrase ‘yoga’ is derived from Sanskrit and means to hitch or to unite. Since the world is within the midst of a pandemic this yr International Yoga Day will immediate folks to apply yoga with their household with a theme – Yoga at dwelling and Yoga with Family.
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