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International Yoga Day 2021

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 21, Jun 2021
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  • Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India.
  • The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness.
  • On 11 December 2014, the United Nations proclaimed 21st June as the International Day of Yoga by resolution 69/131.
  • The proposal was first introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address during the opening of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly
  • The World Health Organization mentions yoga as a means to improve health in its Global action plan on physical activity 2018–2030: more active people for a healthier world.
  • Theme for 7th International Yoga Day, 2021 : Yoga for well-being