International Yoga Day: This date was chosen because of how June 21 was decided for International Yoga Day

today yoga all over the world In is famous. Yoga is considered an important medium for health benefits in many countries. Like in India, there are many gurus teaching yoga and it is spreading. The result of this is that today the whole world international yoga day is celebrating. Now International Yoga Day is celebrated […]
 


International Yoga Day: This date was chosen because of how June 21 was decided for International Yoga Day

today yoga all over the world In is famous. Yoga is considered an important medium for health benefits in many countries. Like in India, there are many gurus teaching yoga and it is spreading. The result of this is that today the whole world international yoga day is celebrating. Now International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on 21st June 2022 and people all over the world celebrate this day for yoga. It is because of India that Yoga has got so much respect and International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st June 2015.

Why choose June 21 only?

In such a situation, today we will tell you how Yoga was recognized and what has been the role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in recognizing Yoga as an International Day. In such a situation, we know how International Yoga Day was celebrated and why 21st June was chosen for this day. Know everything related to Yoga Day.

How did you get the tag of International Yoga Day?

If we talk about International Yoga Day, then it was first proposed by PM Modi, then yoga got this recognition. Let us tell you that after becoming PM in 2014, Narendra Modi proposed to him in the same year. The idea of ​​celebrating June 21 as Yoga Day was first mooted by PM Modi during his address to the United Nations General Assembly in September 2014. After which action was initiated against him.

During this, he said, ‘Yoga is our ancient traditional priceless gift. Yoga symbolizes the unity of mind and body, thought and action, restraint and achievement, and harmony between man and nature. It is a holistic approach to health and wellness. Yoga is not just an exercise, but a means of achieving harmony between oneself and the world and nature. It can help in tackling climate change by changing our lifestyle and creating awareness among us. Let us work towards starting ‘International Yoga Day’.

many countries agree

The draft resolution was presented to the UNGA in December 2014 by the then Permanent Representative of India, Ashok Kumar Mukherjee. It was a historic moment for UNGA. Because the draft received support from its member states, which is by far the most support in its history. Of the 193 members of the United Nations General Assembly, 177 co-sponsor countries unanimously approved the resolution. “I didn’t know that our proposal would get an unprecedented response,” Modi said after addressing the first International Day of Yoga at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan.

Why was 21 days chosen?

According to media reports, PM Modi chose June 21 because it was the longest day of the year and that is why this date was chosen. This day is known as summer solstice and has special significance from the point of view of yoga. It is also believed that on this day Shiva started giving the knowledge of yoga to the rest of humanity. This was the day when he became the first guru of yoga.