World(International) Yoga Day-World Yoga Day Date-About World Yoga Day-World Yoga Day Pictures

Yoga literally means "Union".It is a union of breath and the body, the mind and muscles and most importantly union of the self to the devine.World Yoga Day known as International Yoga Day.World Yoga Day is generally Celebrated every year 21st June.

About World Yoga Day

World Yoga Day is celebrated every year 21st June.Yoga is spirit of our body.This day all World Country Celebrated Yoga Day.Schools,Collages and Government offices,Private Offices arrange Yoga Day Program.Yoga is an invaluable gift of ancient Indian tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature and a holistic approach to health and well-being. Honorable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi urged the world community to adopt an international Day of Yoga.

Celebrating yoga day all over the world as World Yoga Day or International Day of Yoga on 21st of June every year was declared by the United Nations General Assembly on 11th of December in 2014. The declaration was done after the call by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to the United Nations General Assembly on 27th of September in 2014 during his address to the UN General Assembly. He call the United Nations General Assembly for adopting 21st of June as an International Yoga Day to get all the benefits of yoga for the people all around the world. 

International Yoga Day aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga.People across the world joined in large numbers.World Yoga Day is celebrated by the people of more than 170 countries including USA, China, Canada, etc. It is celebrated on international level by organizing the activities like yoga training campus, yoga competitions and so many activities to enhance the awareness about yoga benefits among common public all over the world.

Last Year The Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi said that today is not just the first-ever International Yoga Day, but the beginning of a new era that would inspire humanity in its quest for peace and harmony. The Prime Minister recalled the contribution of ancient sages, yoga gurus, and practitioners across the world through the ages, for making Yoga what it is, today. He said that as mankind advances in various spheres of development and technology, individual human beings must progress too, and Yoga offered an avenue for this. He said Yoga was not merely an exercise, but offered an opportunity for balancing the mind and body, and could help harness an individual's inner strength.

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