International Yoga Day 2021: What Makes It A Great Source Of Inner Strength?

"Yoga A Great Source Of Inner Strength", Says PM Modi

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The world is celebrating International Yoga Day on June 21 with great zeal and enthusiasm as the fight against Covid-19 continues. 

While addressing a program, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that yoga acts as a ray of hope. This is the 7th edition of International Yoga Day. The Indian Prime Minister did not forget to share the significance of the same, especially during covid-19. He added, “No country was prepared in terms of resources, capability, and mental state for the unseen coronavirus. We all have seen that in such difficult times, yoga has become a great source of inner strength.”

This year’s Internation Yoga Held is also taking place virtually due to the pandemic, similar to the previous year. However, in no ways have the enthusiasm reduced among the practitioners of yoga. 

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International Yoga Day

The theme for this year is “Yoga for Wellness”. Besides, the focus of this year’s Yoga Day is still on mental well-being and strength. 

He also announced the launching of a yoga app, M-Yoga, while addressing the nation. The app will be developed in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO). It will be available in different languages and will include yoga protocols and practices.

Addressing the nation, the Prime Minister put some light on how yoga has the power to transform our lives. He also said that it could move us from negativity towards positive energy. 

Yoga has been an age-old concept that is now coming into the limelight again because of its essence and importance. We are aware of the creativity it exerts in our minds and the inner strength it provides. Moreover, yoga is gaining a reputation even in the countries where it was unknown. It is famous for its healing process, and even the advanced medical sciences have evidence of the same. 

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Yoga for Healthy Life

Sharing experiences of the frontline doctors and nurses, Mr. Modi said that doctors also practice yoga to shield against the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Seeing the eagerness in public, Mr. Modi added, “The enthusiasm for yoga day has not reduced despite the lack of major public events in different countries of the world.” 

People from across the globe, including officials, business tycoons, and celebrities, are observing this day by practicing yoga. Yoga has already helped to bring changes in the lives of people. More and more people are joining this movement of yoga every year to keep themselves physically and mentally fit. 

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