International Yoga Day Special | India Development Debate

International Yoga Day Special | India Development Debate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga on International Yoga Day in Dehradun in Uttarakhand, India June 21, 2018.

Several Saudi, Arab and other nationals, as well as volunteers belonging to Saudi and Arab Yoga Foundation participated in the event by performing yoga asanas (postures).

Yoga became known in the West towards the end of the 19th century as it was undergoing a major revival in India under the Hindu teacher Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902).

And they can also be found stretching on their yoga mats all over the world. "Importance of Yoga in disease prevention, health promotion and management of many lifestyle related disorders was shared with all", he said. "Instead of increasing suffering, yoga heals", he said.

Indian Social Club, Oman, and its 27 linguistic wings, Indian Schools in Muscat and 16 yoga organisations, including the Art of Living, extended their full support in motivating people from all walks of life and communities to join the Yoga Session. "Yoga is not just about exercise; it is a way to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature". He also highlighted the fact that Indian government has honored Nouf Marwaai, the first Saudi woman and certified yoga instructor, with the Padma Sri, one of the highest civilian awards of India for propagating yoga in the Kingdom.

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On December 11, 2014, India's representative to the United Nations, Asoke Mukherji, introduced a resolution to declare June 21, the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and a day of special significance in many cultures throughout the world, as International Yoga Day.

Echoing a similar theme, Sri Lanka Consul General Abdul Wahid Abdul Salam said, "I have learned yoga five years back in Bangalore in India by staying in an ashram".

"As the Sun is for all, the Moon is for all, rivers are for all, in the same way yoga is for all", he said.

The Indian discipline of yoga, involving spiritual and physical practices, is followed in myriad forms today by millions of people worldwide, with an entry in UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list. SSP of the district, Sdanand Date here said, " Yoga helps strength mind and intellect.

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