‘International Yoga Day’ gets the recognition globally on 11th December 2014 by the United Nations and accepted by various countries

Summary: Yoga is the five thousand years old heritage from India, it amalgamates the body, mind and soul. It bonds you to your present, past and future that goes beyond age, customs and connects the whole world. Yoga doesn’t belong to any religious conviction; it’s a technique of living life. It is generating synchronization between human and nature. Yoga is basically a voyage of the self, through the self and to the self.

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International yoga day is adopted by more than 150 countries. Practicing yoga in everyday life resulting good health, glowing skin and stress free life. Nowadays, people usually have stressful life, desk jobs and monotonous schedules because of that whole family got affected. To resolve all the issues yoga appears for rescue, the method of relaxing body and mind can support every age group to navigate the challenges they face in life.


The idea of celebrating International yoga day is proposed by PM, Narendra Modi in UN address and suggested 21st June is the most suitable date to celebrate the day. As this is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere and UN declared it globally as ‘International Yoga Day’, which is celebrated on 21st of June. It is magnificent that 21st June symbolize this momentous occasion in the history of humankind. The day got the huge support from numerous countries such as, USA, China, Canada, India and many others. It also had the maximum number of co-sponsors ever for United Nation General Assembly declaration of such Nature.


The significance of yoga for individuals creating improved health options and lifestyles that promote good health and fitness. In this context WHO has also recommends its state members to motivate the citizens for physical fitness, as physical inactivity causes the topmost reasons for deaths all over the world. The main risk factors physical inactivity are: cancer, diabetes and heart diseases. So, start practicing yoga in your daily life for few minutes and eliminate the illness from your life.




International Yoga Day 2016 will be a Mega Event in Chandigarh, India

Yoga which is about self acknowledgment and self revelation is 5,000 year old legacy from India. Yoga it is said incorporates psyche, body and soul. With the efforts of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who himself is a yoga enthusiast, the United Nations (UN) chose to commend 21st of June every year as Yoga Day.

A year ago the very first International Yoga Day was celebrated with incredible energy world over. The proposition to observe International Yoga Day had gotten support from 175 countries, including USA, Canada and China co-supported the determination. This is the most elevated number of co-patrons ever for any UNGA Resolution of such nature.

The first Yoga Day was held on Rajpath in Delhi, India where a large number of colorful mats were laid. Indian PM himself had driven thousands in the mass yoga occasion. PM had done some asanas (Yoga specific postures), curves and breathing activities with 35,000 school kids, public people and armed force men.

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Proceeding from a year ago’s celebrations for Yoga the Government arrangements to sort out a giant occasion to celebrate another International Yoga Day on 21 June, 2016 in north Indian city Chandigarh. Ministry of AYUSH will direct all the activities of the event.

Here are some facts about International Yoga Day 2016 Event

1. Mega World Yoda Day event will follow a common Yoga Protocol on 21st June, 2016.

2. A  2 day International Conference will held on “Yoga for Body and Beyond”.

3. An International Yoga Event, as Curtain Raiser to International Day of Yoga amid 20-22 April, 2016 at Delhi which has as of now been sorted out.

4. Mass broadcast campaigns through radio TV, Tv broadcast and online networking.

5. Assembly of School Children for performing Yoga on 21st June, 2016.

6. Different Yoga associations to give specialized backing to States and UTs in Yoga preparing. Yoga associations to compose camps in different areas.

7. States and UTs asked for to compose mass Yoga demos at State, District, Block and Panchayat level.

8. All Ministries and Departments encouraged arranging Mass Yoga demos in their workplaces or premises.

9. Preparation of NCC, NSS, Bharat Scouts and Guides, NYKS and different associations for association of Mass Yoga demo and different occasions on the event. Mass Yoga Demo to be sorted out abroad through Indian Missions.

10. Central Council for Yoga and Naturopathy to arrange one month instructional meeting in Common Yoga Protocol in every locale through Yoga Institutions, NGOs, District Administration, and so forth finishing in organisation of Mass Yoga Demo on 21th June 2016.

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