Prime Minister’s address on 4th International Yoga Day

23 June, 2018, 09:54 | Author: Otis Hoffman
  • India gears up to celebrate 4th International Yoga Day

It has become multivalent and a popular practice, thanks to a wave of revival in political and social circles.

Addressing the event, the Minister said the discipline of yoga helps to maintain a healthy and lovely life.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 21 performed yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts at the Forest Research Institute campus here to mark the 4International Day of Yoga, saying the ancient Indian discipline had emerged as the most powerful unifying force in a strife-torn world.

After assuming power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested celebrating International Yoga Day in the first address at the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, 2014.

The world has embraced yoga and glimpses of this can be seen in the manner in which International Day of Yoga has been marked every year. It has the best of our past and presents and a ray of hope for our future. It was said that top industry leaders followed the sessions with great enthusiasm.

"Yoga basically comes from India, and now it's celebrated all over the world".

Prime Minister said that we should not hesitate to honour our own legacy and heritage if we want the rest of the world to respect us. I tell my students to not fear yoga or expect a lot from it. "We want to interlink and connect people from various backgrounds through yoga so that our nation, whether it is India or Nepal, progresses further".

The National Institute of Technology, Tiruchi, which had launched a week-long yoga classes for its students and staff ahead of the Yoga Day, announced plans to conduct regular yoga classes throughout the year for all students, staff and their family members.

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Improves Quality of Life: The adjunct therapy to improve quality of life for many individuals today is Yoga.

Many union ministers participated in similar events across the country. Humans live in a time where they are stressed like never before. "In yoga, we have the flawless solutions to problems we face".

The biggest expression of resurgence of yoga came from Indians themselves.

Yoga plays a very important role in today's cosmopolitan world filled with stress and fatigue.

The harmony yoga brings is not just mental but social and spiritual. He is considered the world's first yoga teacher. Initially it was hard but now I am sleeping better, spending more time with my spouse and also other people like me in the park.

Increases your blood flow: The relaxation exercises in yoga helps your blood circulation, especially in your hands and feet.

There was also floating yoga on board the Japanese naval ship JS Ise and on the Indian Navy's INS Sahyadri, both taking part in military exercises in the Pacific, the Indian Navy said.

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