International Yoga Day being celebrated in Beijing

"Emerging from ancient South Asia, Yoga is now practised in different forms all around the world and has assumed a global identity", he said. Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow, he said that it is natural to think about Dr. Kalam while talking about science, technology and innovation.

Prime Minister Modi while addressing the gathering on this day in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow said that Yoga has become an integral part of every Indian household.

Leading the celebrations of the third edition of the International Yoga Day here at a rain-drenched Ramabai Amedkar Sthal, Modi said yoga was a path to attain wellness and was akin to a free life insurance. Speaking at the third edition of the International Yoga Day in Lucknow, Modi pointed out how the United Nations had accepted his proposal in record time to celebrate June 21 as the International Yoga Day.

From China's Great Wall to the London Eye, yoga fans performed "asanas", or poses, at major landmarks. "Wellness" is more important than simply physical fitness, he said and maintained that yoga can help bring cohesion in the society.

Prime Minister Modi stated at the time that "Yoga is an invaluable gift of our ancient tradition".

Students from the nursing college located at Bambolim will also participate in the event.

THE UN Headquarters here was lit up with the word "Yoga" in commemoration of the third International Day of Yoga.

As per the paper, with yoga gaining popularity around the world, there's a shortage of trained yoga instructors around the world. "Yoga teachers can charge any rate for private classes depending upon their number of years of experience", the study added. There are several factors that you should keep in mind while purchasing a yoga mat.

Modi, who credits his strict yoga regime for his ability to work long hours on little sleep, has been spearheading an initiative to reclaim the practice as an historic part of Indian culture since his Hindu nationalist government came to power in 2014.

On Sunday, India's yoga guru Baba Ramdev kickstarted celebrations for the annual International Yoga Day in Ahemdabad. Yoga, which literally means to unite, categorically teaches us to bind or attach the individual soul with the supreme universal soul.

The event attracted over 300 Nigerians who joined embassy officials and other nationals in a 45 minutes session conducted in line with the common Yoga protocol by both Indian and Nigerian Yoga instructors. An worldwide day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 11 December 2014.

  • Leroy Wright