Today it is practiced in a variety of ways around the world and continues to grow in popularity. June 21 is the International Day of Yoga, a day established by the United Nations to celebrate the spiritual and physical benefits of practicing yoga. Yoga is an ancient practice that people have used for centuries as a way to connect the mind, body and soul, and also as a way of exercising. The benefits of practicing yoga, such as mastering countless body and mind control techniques, have been widely recognized by the Western world for years, and the International Day of Yoga aims to continue informing people of how much devoting a little time to the art of yoga can improve their lives.
Even if you've never tried yoga in your life, that doesn't mean you shouldn't celebrate this day. June 21, also known as the summer solstice, was chosen as the International Day of Yoga because it is the longest day of the year. It is not only a physical practice, but also a mental one, since many of the teachings of yoga reflect mental and spiritual states, and allow your body to wander and head into unknown realms that will give you focus on your life and peace of mind with your soul. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from the center, performs yoga together with thousands of Indians to commemorate the International Day of Yoga at the Mysore Palace, in Mysuru.
This year, the main attraction of the IDY observation will be the “Guardian Ring”, through which yoga celebrations celebrated around the world will be broadcast throughout the Day of Yoga. People perform yoga during a session on the occasion of the 8th International Day of Yoga, in a madarsa, in Varanasi. Swami Bua Ji Maharaj, the centennial yoga teacher (who lived 123 years) and prominent religious leader of the United Nations. Ayush's ministry has planned to perform yoga at 75 historic and iconic sites with the prominent Indian brand and has also planned to broadcast the event's programs around the world “with the movement of the Sun”.
Overall, it received support from 177 countries, the largest number of co-sponsors of any UN resolution, which proclaimed June 21 as the International Day of Yoga. Take advantage of the opportunity presented by this upcoming International Day and learn something you can benefit from in the coming years. Yoga has helped and continues to help millions of people around the world achieve inner peace and improve their physical condition, regardless of age or gender, so it's practically guaranteed that it will also have a positive impact on their lives. Students perform yoga during a yoga session on the occasion of the 8th International Day of Yoga, at a university in Srinagar.
The ITBP core ski team performs yoga at an altitude of 14,000 feet in the snow to celebrate the International Day of Yoga, near the Rohtang Pass. The eighth edition of IDY will be organized in India and around the world with the theme “Yoga for Humanity”, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech on Mann Ki Baat, and will focus on “Brand India at Global Stage”, while showcasing its emblematic locations. In reality, yoga probably originated in 3000 BC. C.
and was derived from prevedic Indian traditions, and its study was further developed in ascetic and Sraman movements during the 5th and 6th centuries BC. C.