Prime Minister encourages participation in the global celebration of Yoga
New Delhi, May 30, 2023 – In preparation for the 9th International Day of Yoga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged citizens to actively participate in the global celebration of this ancient practice on 21st June. Recognizing the numerous benefits of yoga for physical and mental well-being, the Prime Minister has highlighted its importance in promoting a healthy and harmonious lifestyle.
The International Day of Yoga, observed annually on June 21st, was first proposed by Prime Minister Modi and subsequently adopted by the United Nations in 2014. Since then, it has been celebrated worldwide as a means to raise awareness about the benefits of yoga and encourage its practice.
Yoga’s importance in promoting physical and mental well-being emphasized
Yoga is a holistic discipline that encompasses physical postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), meditation, and ethical principles. It offers a multitude of advantages, including stress reduction, improved flexibility and strength, enhanced mental clarity, and overall well-being. Yoga is known to promote a balanced lifestyle by fostering harmony between the mind, body, and spirit.
Yoga activities and explore its transformative power
Prime Minister Modi, in his message to the citizens, emphasized that yoga is not just a physical exercise but a means to attain inner peace and harmony. He encouraged people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in yoga activities and explore its transformative power.
Events and Programs: The 9th International Day of Yoga celebrations will include various events and programs organized at national, state, and local levels. Yoga enthusiasts, practitioners, and experts will come together to showcase different yoga forms, conduct workshops, and share knowledge about the practice.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s celebrations will adhere to necessary safety protocols. Virtual events and online sessions will be organized to ensure widespread participation while maintaining social distancing guidelines.
The Prime Minister expressed his optimism that the International Day of Yoga would serve as a catalyst for individuals to adopt yoga as an integral part of their daily lives. He emphasized that the practice of yoga could contribute significantly to building a healthier and more resilient society, especially during challenging times.
As the 9th International Day of Yoga approaches, citizens are encouraged to join in the celebrations by practicing yoga, attending local events, or participating in virtual sessions. The day serves as a reminder of the transformative power of yoga in nurturing physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.
Let us come together on 21st June to celebrate the International Day of Yoga and embark on a journey towards a healthier and more balanced life.
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