World joins India in Yoga Day celebrations

Entire Delhi is decorated for the International Yoga Day spreading the zeal of enthusiasm and celebration of the festival. Proponents of the exercise say it is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice with origins in India.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed several yogic exercises at an event organized in Lucknow.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participates in the mass yoga demonstration at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan, on the occasion of the 3rd International Day of Yoga - 2017, in Lucknow on June 21, 2017. "Now, it has become part of every person's life", he said in his address. "I feel there is a lot of scope for wellness tourism in India keeping this mega yoga event in mind". "It positively changes the lifestyle of the people and increases the level of well-being", he added.

He said that yoga is an integral part of the Indian tradition and it unites the country. "Yoga's popularity outside India is high and has connected the world with India", he said. "It is not even expensive to practice", said Modi who was instrumental in getting the United Nations declare the International Yoga Day in December 2014. President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a mass yoga demonstration at Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning.

21 de junio de 2017, 08:07New Delhi, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Millions of Indians today turned the country into an vast mosaic of multicolored mats for the International Yoga Day.

Around 50,000 people gathered to make the event a successful one in the rain-soaked capital of UP. "Yoga has the power to transmit the nature's energies to humans", the chief minister said after performing various asanas.

All yoga practices incorporate poses and stretched that can increase your flexibility.

Baba Ramdev and Amit Shah also shared pictures of the yoga session on their twitter handles.

The Permanent Mission of India organised a Yoga Session with Yoga Masters at the world body's headquarters on June 20 which was led by Swami Chidanand Saraswati and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati of Parmarth Niketan shram, India and Swami Sivadasananda of Sivananda Yoga Retreat, Austria.

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