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10th International Day Of Yoga In Srinagar

10th International Day Of Yoga In Srinagar:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the 10th International Day of Yoga in Srinagar.

  • PM Modi emphasised the global journey of Yoga, mentioning that in India, the AYUSH department has established the Yoga Certification Board for yoga practitioners.
  • The term “Yoga” originates from the Sanskrit word “yuj,” which means to join or unite.
  • Yoga aims to harmonize the mind, body, and soul, fostering a connection between individual consciousness and universal consciousness.
  • The International Day of Yoga (IDY) is observed annually on June 21st.
  • India proposed the idea of IDY during the opening of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2014.
  • The UN officially declared June 21st as IDY by passing a resolution in December 2014.
  • The theme for International Yoga Day 2024 is “Yoga for Self and Society”.
  • This theme emphasizes the dual benefits of yoga practice: enhancing personal well-being and contributing to the betterment of society.