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Why International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st June?


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Wow! Most of us are health conscious nowadays which is a very good practice. Well, today 21 June 2021 is International Yoga Day 2021. Today our Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the event of Yoga Day 2021 at 6:30 am. And Narendra Modi has been addressing such a great event for the seventh time. Well, this day has been introduced by none other than our Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time on 27th September 2021. We all came to know about the introduction of this special day in his speech at the UN General Assembly. Thereafter, India's Ambassador, Ashoke Kumar Mukerji announced that June 21st will be celebrated in the UN as the International Yoga Day every year.


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Every year this day is celebrated on 21st June but what is the significance or importance of International Yoga Day 2021? Well, the goal is to spread awareness about the beneficial effects of Yoga on human health.

When each body cell dances on every music of the breath, we call it a positive effect of practicing Yoga. No wonder yoga maintains balance between mental and physical health. It even helps you gain resilience and strength.

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Theme of Yoga Day in 2021:

The theme of International Yoga Day in 2021 is ‘Yoga for wellness’. This is a very appropriate theme in respect of the current situation from which we all are passing through i.e. Covid-19. You all may agree that Coronavirus has not only moved us physically but mentally too. Today people have become stressed out because of this ongoing Covid-19. Anxiety and symptoms of depression are also noticeable for the ongoing phase of Covid-19.

In such a situation, Yoga can help in the improvement of mental and physical health. You will feel your mind cool and overcome your stress and anxiety as well.

How to celebrate Yoga Day 2021?

It is better to celebrate this day from your home in this Covid-19 situation. Think about participating in the Permanent Mission of India hosted virtual events or in panel discussion about Yoga.

You can watch online yoga classes and practice them at home. Or you can even try participating in meditation classes.

So Happy International Yoga Day 2021 to all. Stay fit, stay with Yoga.


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