Yoga Day 2018 celebrated all over the world

Yoga Day 2018 celebrated all over the world

Initiated with a proposition by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, June 21 was proclaimed International Yoga Day by the United Nations on December 11, 2014.

People gathered at a sprawling forest research institute - snakes and monkeys were removed in advance - before dawn for the communal session involving the yoga-mad premier, an AFP reporter at the scene said. He also highlighted the fact that Indian government has honored Nouf Marwaai, the first Saudi woman and certified yoga instructor, with the Padma Sri, one of the highest civilian awards of India for propagating yoga in the Kingdom.

Well, the celebrations were not restrained to India only, Eastern naval command staff performed Yoga o board INS Jyothi in the Bay of Bengal off Visakhapatnam.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who participated in a yoga event in Lucknow, emphasised on Modi's role in popularising yoga around the world.

"As the Sun is for all, the Moon is for all, rivers are for all, in the same way yoga is for all", he said.

"Yoga is not just a set of exercises that keeps the body fit".

#07:10 AM: Yoga India's top ambassador: "Yoga is attractive because it is ancient yet modern, it is constant yet evolving".

"As the Sun is for all, the Moon is for all, rivers are for all, in the same way yoga is for all", he said.

In a world of excess, yoga promises restraint and balance.

He said that yoga has become the biggest mass movement across the globe in the quest for good health and well-being, which is crucial to the creation of a peaceful world.

In India, the yoga day was celebrated with much fervour and excitement.

"Designed to help individuals build self-realisation, ease any suffering they may be experiencing and allow for a state of liberation, (yoga) is practised by the young and old without discriminating against gender, class or religion", UNESCO added in a tweet. "However, after practicing some postures at International Yoga Day at the Indian school, I feel relaxed and am able to speak more freely". "It can show the way in defeating tensions and mindless anxiety", Modi said on Twitter.



Related Posts

Amazon ‘Prime Day’ date appears to leak via website glitch
The final game of the football tournament takes place on July 15th, a day before Prime Day 2018 is supposed to launch. The reveal of this date also breaks Amazon's recent pattern of having Prime Day on the second Tuesday in July.

Alli sits out as Southgate puts shoulder to wheel
It just takes time to realise what situations I get put in and how to adapt to those and be more aggressive. Here's hoping to no further injuries in the England camp.

Federation Internationale de Football Association 'perfectly satisfied' with World Cup VAR
Would it have been given in the Premier League? "I'm not sure that they are going to go completely free because the second half was terrible ".

USA loses top spot in World's 50 Best Restaurants rankings
Massimo Bottura accepted the award for the three-Michelin-star restaurant in Modena, Italy, saying, "This is awesome ". Crenn was awarded the " Best Female Chef " title in 2016, although she was left off the list that year as well.

Bagley, Porter headline list of forwards in NBA Draft
I don't feel like I have an ego that makes me want to go No. 1. "I was just sore and I wanted to take a couple of days off". Now, though, he said on The Will Cain Show that his back is completely fine.

SBS to air all World Cup group games as Optus rebuilds
Regulators have told consumers that their jurisdiction to hear complaints depends on the nature of the service affected. In one of the content delivery networks we had a critical failure between the encoder and the packager.

New Audi A1 revealed
Despite the compact exterior dimensions and the sporty roof line adults in the rear seats still enjoy plenty of head and leg room. Audi says the cabin of its new A1 is driver focused, with a fully digital 10.25-inch instrument cluster standard on all models.

United Nations fears disastrous impact of attack on Yemen’s Hudaydah port
They said the rebels have fortified the area in preparation for a likely coming battle against government forces. The port remains open for incoming ships and Gargash said the UAE had plans for "airdrops" of food if necessary.

Trade War Fallout: 5 ways the Trump tariffs could impact air cargo
Trump claimed America had been obliged to levy the metals tariffs as it has been exploited as the world's "piggy bank". Other countries hit by the U.S. tariffs have also retaliated, raising fears of a global trade war.

This is the Rockets hat you could see at the NBA Draft
Of course, if the Rockets trade the pick or select a player who is not at the draft, we won't get to see anyone wear the hat. He was named the EuroLeague MVP and his Real Madrid team won the league title.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.