International Yoga Day is being celebrated today amid the crisis of Coronavirus. International Yoga Day was celebrated for the first time in 2015. This year the world is celebrating the sixth Yoga Day. Due to coronavirus infection, this time people will not gather in one place. The United Nations has also kept the theme of International Yoga Day 2020 keeping this in mind.
This time the theme of International Yoga Day is ‘Yoga at home, Yoga with family’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message was broadcast at 6:30 am on International Yoga Day.
Started on 21 June 2015
Explain that on June 21, International Yoga Day is celebrated. In the year 2015, World Yoga Day was celebrated for the first time on 21 June. World Yoga Day is celebrated in a big way in India, but this year due to the coronavirus, people will do yoga at home and connect to Yoga broadcasting through digital, online medium.
India has played a big role at the beginning of International Yoga Day. Actually, PM Modi had proposed this proposal in the United Nations in the year 2014, after which the countries of the United Nations accepted India’s proposal.
What is the importance of yoga
Yoga is considered a symbol of ancient Indian art. Indians consider yoga to be important for maintaining positivity and energetic life. The purpose of celebrating this day is to create awareness among people about yoga and also to relieve people.
Much such research has also been done on yoga, in which it has been claimed that yoga actively benefits to avoid many types of serious diseases and its risks.