International YOGA Day Images 21 June 2020 | In 2015, June 21, the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere, when Lord Shiva is believed to have imparted the knowledge of yoga to the world, was adopted as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations.
The sixth edition of the International Yoga Day will focus on yoga at home with family members. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the run-up to the yoga day, launched an event – ‘My Life My Yoga‘ – in his ‘Mann ki Baat’. He encouraged people to stay active and fit during the coronavirus lockdown.
- This year international yoga day is on June 21, 2020 (Sunday)
If you’re looking for a way to Images your friends and family a Happy yoga Day, here is a list of International YOGA Day Images 21 June 2020 which can be helpful to you!
International YOGA Day 2020 Theme: “Yoga for Health – Yoga at Home”
While the social distancing measures adopted by countries to fight the COVID-19 pandemic have shut down yoga studios and other communal spaces, yoga practitioners have turned to home practice and online yoga resources. Yoga is a powerful tool to deal with the stress of uncertainty and isolation, as well as to maintain physical well-being. The United Nations offers yoga resources to its personnel and others on the Coronavirus portal’s section on Wellness. The World Health Organization mentions yoga as a means to improve health in its Global action plan on physical activity 2018–2030: more active people for a healthier world. (Images for Happy Father’s Day)
With schools closed and summer break activities canceled, parents may find it challenging to keep their children physically active. Yoga can help. UNICEF says kids can practice many yoga poses without any risk and get the same benefits that adults do. These benefits include increased flexibility and fitness, mindfulness, and relaxation.
India holds 2 yoga world records
The first International Day of Yoga was celebrated in India at Rajpath with PM Modi, along with dignitaries of 84 nations, participating and promoting 21 yoga asanas. The event bagged India two Guinness world records – one for being the world’s largest yoga class featuring 35,985 people and the other for the participation of people belonging to 84 nationalities. YOGA Day Images
During his speech at the event, PM Modi said, “From the Upanishads, comes the idea of yoga to transform human consciousness through control of body and senses through constant practice. The body is the vehicle for the realization of the Supreme Being.”