International Yoga day 21 June -Theme, History and Significance

International Yoga day 21 June -Theme, History and Significance

International Yoga Day 2020 Date, Theme: Due to social distancing measures adopted by most countries, the theme set by United Nations for this year is “Yoga for Health – Yoga at Home”.

History About Yoga Day

International yoga day is observed on June 21 , declared by the United Nations in the UNGA on December 11, 2014. The resolution received great support by 177 member nations of UN, which is said to be the highest in the UNGA for any resolution.

Prime Minister Narender Modi played a very significant role in declaring June 21 as an International Yoga Day by the UN. It was Prime Minister Modi, who on September 27, 2014, in his speech to the UNGA proposed the idea of having an International Yoga Day. Prime Minister Modi in his speech said at length about the benefits of Yoga, a gift of Indian ancient tradition.

While proposing June 21 as the International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Modi was well aware that the day has cosmic significance. The time is rated as suitable for the spiritual harvesting.

It is believed that it was on this very day when the Lord Shiva the first yogi began imparting the knowledge of yoga to the mankind. The other cosmic significances of the day is that it marks the transition to Dkashniyan, which means when the days in the southern hemisphere start becoming longer and shorter in the northern hemisphere, followed by Guru Poornima, the first full moon after the summer solstice.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस -21 जून 2020

21 जून 2020 को भारत ही नहीं बल्कि दुनिया की लगभग आधी आबादी योग कर रही है। कोरोना वायरस के कारण इस बार International Yoga Day 2020 पर किसी भी प्रकार का भव्य आयोजन तो नहीं होगा लेकिन इस बार International Yoga Day 2020 Theme बेहद ही दिलचस्प है।

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस 2020 आज 21 जून 2020 को पूरी दुनिया में मनाया जा रहा है कोरोना वायरस से बचे रहने के लिए सोशल डिस्टेंसिंग बहुत महत्वपूर्ण है।

 संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ के द्वारा International Yoga Day 2020 की थीम – “Yoga For Health – Yoga From Home”. रखी गई है
इसका मतलब ‘सेहत के लिए योग – घर से योग” है।

Sources Navbharat Times

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