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“Echo of yoga is being heard from every corner…..”: PM leads int’l yoga day with thousands of people at Mysuru Palace Ground

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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“Echo of yoga is being heard from every corner…..”: PM leads int’l yoga day with thousands of people at Mysuru Palace Ground

Mysuru: International Yoga Day is being celebrated in the country and the world today (June 21). Special preparations have been made for the 8th Yoga Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Mysore Palace Garden in Karnataka on the occasion of International Yoga Day and did yoga with about 15,000 people present there. The program of Yoga Day started at 6.30 am, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached here at around 6.30 am. Along with him, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai along with many other dignitaries also reached here.

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On this occasion, while wishing Yoga Day, he told about its importance in life and said that it is very important for a healthy body. PM Modi said that today the echo of yoga is being heard from every corner of the world. It has become the basis of life.

PM Modi said that no matter how stressful we are in an environment, a few minutes of meditation relaxes us, increases our productivity. Therefore, we do not have to take yoga as an extra work. We also have to know yoga, we also have to live yoga. We have to achieve yoga, we have to adopt yoga also.

He said that yoga has been promoted from house to house. Yoga is not ‘Part of Life’ but has become ‘Way of Life’. PM Modi said that we have to live yoga and also know yoga. PM Modi said that the yoga-energy which has been nurtured for centuries by the spiritual centers of India like Mysore, today that yoga energy is giving direction to world health. Today yoga is becoming a mutual basis for global cooperation.

PM Modi said that today Yoga is giving the confidence of a healthy life to mankind. Prime Minister Modi said that this time the theme of International Yoga Day is Yoga for Humanity. I heartily thank the United Nations and all the countries for taking this message of Yoga to the entire humanity through this theme.

Union Minister Dharmdra Pradhan also did yoga

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