International Day of Yoga was first celebrated on 21st June 2015, following its initiation in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. So this day is celebrated to create awareness about the benefits. Also, it is one of the oldest and purest forms of practice that connects the mind with your soul.
Yoga is the light which once LIT, will never DIM. The better your PRACTICE, the brighter the FLAME ” – B.K.S IYENGER.
Hence, the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi proposed the idea of this Day. So after this UN General Assembly aimed to title this International Day of Yoga on 14th October 2014. In India “Rajpath” was the place where it was first introduced and inducted. Also, there 21 different asanas were demonstrated which led to a record of winning two Guinness world records by PM Modi and other dignitaries. So the two records achieved are –
The WHO mentions yoga as an exercise to improve health in its “Global action plan on physical activity 2018-2030: more active people for a healthier world.” Therefore, because of COVID-19 this day is decided to be a virtual one which considering at home and online.
Yoga is a daily practice. It connects your mind with your soul and rejuvenates your body. A few of its benefits are :
People focus on their outer beauty and neglect their inner health. So it can helps you to rejuvenate your inner soul and heal the injury inside. And this becomes the reason why people keep getting pain, stress, and illness like headaches, asthma, flu, etc.