Yoga is nothing but an ancient physical, mental, and spiritual practice. the origin of yoga in India.
The first yoga day was observed on 21 June 2015. Indian yoga ministry AYUSH arranged it. About 35985 people performed 21 yoga postures for 35 minutes at Rajpath. PM Narendra Modi was there. The event was a record. In that year in San Francisco, 5000 participants participated in that event in Mariana Green Park. In 2015 the theme was “Yoga for Harmony and Peace”.
In 2016 it was “Connect the Youth”. In 2017 the theme was “Yoga for Health”, and in 2018 “Yoga for Peace” and in 209 “Climate Action”.
We all know Every year, the solstice is recognized as International Yoga Day however thanks to social distancing measures adopted by most countries, the theme set by the international organization for this year is “Yoga for Health – Yoga at Home”. the planet Health Organization mentions yoga as a method to boost health in its international Action set up on Physical Activity 2018–2030: additional active individuals for a healthier world. The proposal was 1st introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address throughout the gap of the 69th session of the final Assembly, during which he said: “Yoga is a useful gift from our ancient tradition. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body, thought and action, a holistic approach that’s valuable to our health and our well-being. Yoga isn’t as regards to exercise; it’s how to get the sense of indistinguishability with yourself, the planet, and nature.”The 1st Yoga Day celebration was control at Rajpath in the national capital, wherever PM Modi and different dignitaries additionally performed around twenty-one yoga asanas and created 2 Guinness World Records. the primary record was for being the world’s largest yoga category with thirty-five,985 individuals and also the second was for having the utmost variety of collaborating nationalities, that is 84. Last year in Dehradun, Modi had performed yoga with over fifty,000 enthusiasts.
Let’s now know new in this year theme:
We all know yoga is a thing that normally is done in the fresh air. But this year this will not happen. The reason is well known to everybody.
A Contest in India. Have you participated?
This year the Ministry of AYUSH & ICCR (Indian Council of Cultural Relations) jointly organized a Vlogging (video blogging) contest, under #”MY LIFE, MY YOGA”. the last date of submission is 21 June.
A participant has to upload a three-minute video of three yogic poses (‘kriya’, ‘asana’, ‘pranayama’, ‘bandha’ or ‘mudra’), the participant also has to include a short video message on how it influences his or her life. The message can be in any Indian language.
Significance of International Yoga Day this year:
The word “Yoga” is taken from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’, which means union. This year in the current situation in the current pandemic we all have to be united to protest the virus and we all have to be strong before various geostrategic struggles in the current world especially in India.