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How the world is gearing up to celebrate International Yoga Day : FYI, News

June 21 was stated as the International Yoga Day by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014 to celebrate the value of yoga in our life.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the concept of having an International Yoga Day during his 2014 speech at UNGA. While PM Modi will be commemorating International Yoga day in Lucknow with more than 50,000 individuals, more than 100 countries will be organising different events to commemorate the day.

Yoga, a spiritual pratice attributed mainly to India, assists one conquer mind, body and soul, or so they state. PM Narendra Modi throughout his UN General Assembly 2014 speech stated, “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient custom. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; consistency between male and nature; a holistic method to health and well-being. It is not about workout but to find the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature. By altering our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help in well being. Let us work towards embracing an International Yoga Day.”

Here’s how the yoga will reunite the world this year:

China: More than 1,000 individuals went to an occasion arranged by India in Eastern China’s Chuzhou Gardens as a curtain-raiser to the 3rd International Yoga Day. China has actually also lined up different Yoga events from June 17 to June 25, 2017 near Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu to promote Yoga and its importance.Lucknow, India: To celebrateInternational Yoga day, 150 physically challenged trainees of Dr Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University in Lucknow will be joining 50,000 others on June 21 to practice yoga in the school. They are likewise preparing to set up an unique show.Tel Aviv, Israel: Israel will be commemorating the day at Rabin Square. Indian Ambassador to Israel will be attending the official ceremony drawing thousands of participants.The yoga sessions will include Iyangar, Ashtanga, Tri-Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga in addition to Acro-yoga and

yoga for children. To spread information and awareness about yoga and Ayurveda, there will be a provision of details cubicles as well. New York, USA: Around 300 trainees and teachers from the Rathanapure Vidhayalayam School of Sangareddy will be carrying outyoga at the UN Head office in New York.Australia: Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Gold Coast and Sydney are commemorating International Yoga day by practising Yoga asanas and deep meditation sessions.

The art of living is organising an event on June 18, 2017 all over Australia to celebrate the mindfulness. Auckland, NZ: Indian High Comission will be hosting Yoga day in Wellington on June 18, 2017. UAE: This year, UAE will commemorate it a day before in view of

the holy night of Lailat-ul-Qadr falling on June 21. A slogan of”Yoga at Your Doorstep” will be followed and

for this reason , yoga events will be held at numerous venues.Delhi, India: Opposing for a cause, countless farmers across the country will perform’shavasana'( remains present). The farmers wish to send a strong message to spread awareness about the agrarian turmoil that they are going through.The union leaders will be checking out Mahatma Gandhi Memorial at Rajghat on June 21, 2017.

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