International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on 21 June, this is the sixth International Yoga Day, for the first time it was celebrated on 21 June in 2015, every year there is a theme on the International Yoga Day by the United Nations. The theme of the year, in view of this epidemic carona, adopting social distance, the theme of this time is “Yoga for health, yoga at home”, meaning yoga practice is kept at home with the family. People should be safe and strengthen their immunity power by doing yoga and practicing social distancing with their family at home which will help us in fighting this epidemic.
The year 2020 is full of extreme events like corona outbreak as well as fire outbreak accidents like airplanes, cyclone, grasshopper outbreak etc. But due to this epidemic we have learned about the immunity power in fighting diseases. Helps us, through which we can achieve healthy life, all this is possible through yoga.
In the inauguration of the 69th session of the General Assembly by our honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said that Yoga is an invaluable boon from our ancient traditions which is a holistic view of our mind, thoughts, body and action which is our health and It is very valuable for interest. Yoga is a symbol of unity, why it is not only about exercise but it is a means of bringing together the whole world and nature, that is, a sense of unity.
The first Yoga Day was celebrated on 21 June 2014 at Rajpath in New Delhi where our Honorable Prime Minister Modi ji and other dignitaries performed around 21 asanas and two Guinness World Records were created – the first record 35,985 people together in the world. And the other was for the maximum number of participating nationalities which is 84. In Dehradun last year, Modi ji did yoga with more than 50,000 people.