International Yoga Day 2019
International Yoga Day 2019 June 20,2019 lifestyle

The International Day of Yoga is celebrated every year on June 21 across the world to create global awareness about yoga among the public. The day June 21 officially declared as ‘International Day of Yoga’ On December 11, 2014, by the United Nations General Assembly.

In India, International Yoga Day is celebrated by the Ministry of “AYUSH”. The Ministry of “AYUSH” has declared the theme of this year as “Yoga for Heart“. But the United Nations has declared the Yoga day 2019 theme is Climate Action. The venue of Internationa Yoga Day in India is in Ranchi the capital of Jharkhand.

The International Yoga Day was proposed by the present Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 27 September 2014, through his speech on the United Nations General Assembly. The first International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June 2015 and the theme was “Yoga for Harmony and Peace”.

How to celebrate?

Yoga training programs, camps, retreats, seminars, workshops are organized and peoples gather together to perform various asana and pranayamas. They are also made to raise awareness about the importance of the practice and how it helps in curing and healing in our life.

The objective of World Yoga Day

  • Raise awareness among the people about the benefits of yoga.
  • To know the connection between people and nature by practicing Yoga.
  • Rate of Reduction of diseases challenges worldwide.
  • Relieve stress through yoga.

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