PM on International Yoga Day

PM on International Yoga Day

"The gems of India's unique heritage, such as yoga, will be respected by the world at large only when we ourselves respect our culture and traditions", he said. We can keep our body free from disease by doing yoga regularly. Today, people all over the world have come to look upon yoga as something which belongs to them, Mr. Modi said. We are pleased to partner with Infinite Health Studios who specialize in formulating yoga training modules for corporates.

A series of yoga related events are also being organised across the world to mark the occasion. In India, yoga practice is estimated to be a $1 billion market in less than five years.

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.

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. Over 500 yoga lovers turned up to take part in over hour-long special yoga workout at the old Indian Embassy premises.

Sheikh said the Indian Consulate has been in the forefront in promoting yoga in Kingdom for the last three years.

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Relay of Yoga demonstration, conducted in Dehradun, India which was led by Hon'ble Prime Minister was also screened during the programme.

This is the notion underpinning the discipline, according to French historian Bernard Sergent, which is to join the intellect of the one practising with the "universal soul".

"Qualified Yoga instructors assisted in performance of Yoga and imparted knowledge on the art and science of Yoga, its benefits and its relevance in the present day scenario".

"Yoga is attractive because it is ancient yet modern, it is constant yet evolving", he said.

"From Tokyo to Toronto, from Stockholm to Sao Paulo, Yoga has become a positive influence in the lives of millions", Modi told participants on the lush green lawns. Revati also said that he often practices yoga postures and he does feel more relaxed and comfortable immediately. SSP of the district, Sdanand Date here said, " Yoga helps strength mind and intellect.

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