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When was the first International Yoga Day celebrated?

When was the first International Yoga Day celebrated?

June 21, 2015
The first International Day of Yoga was observed around the world on June 21, 2015. PM Modi, during his speech at the UNGA, said, “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition.

Why is 21 June celebrated as Yoga day?

Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in India. The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in his UN address in 2014, had suggested the date of 21 June, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world.

When was the first International Yoga Day celebrated in India?

In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2015. The event also registered two Guinness World Records, one for 35,985 people practicing in a single yoga session at a single venue and the other for most nationalities participating in a yoga lesson.

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Who is the International Day of Yoga 2020 celebrated?

United Nations celebrate International Yoga Day every year on 21st June since 2015. The resolution for International Day of Yoga was proposed by India and endorsed by a record 175 member states through UN resolution 69/131. This year the theme of International Yoga Day (IDY) is ‘Yoga for Health – Yoga at Home’.

What is the theme of 7th International Day of Yoga 2021?

Jamia Millia Islamia organised the ‘7th International Day of Yoga 2021’ celebration on June 21, 2021, with the theme of this year as ‘Be With Yoga, be at home’. The main programme was organised by the Office of the Games and Sports of the university.

Who Organised the 7th International Yoga Day on June 21 2021?

Jamia Millia Islamia
Jamia Millia Islamia organised the ‘7th International Day of Yoga 2021’ celebration on June 21, 2021, with the theme of this year as ‘Be With Yoga, be at home’. The main programme was organised by the Office of the Games and Sports of the university.

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Who organized the 7th International Yoga Day on June 21 2021?

Who is the first yoga?

Yoga’s origins can be traced to northern India over 5,000 years ago. The word yoga was first mentioned in ancient sacred texts called the Rig Veda.