Introduction to Yoga: International Yoga Day
The world will celebrate June 21 as International Yoga Day but before that remember that Yoga is an ancient Indian art nearly 6,000-year-old physical, intellectual and sacred practice, originated in India. The primary aims of Yoga is to maintain both body and mind. Just 10 minutes a day can transubstantiation your life! Whether you’re looking for health and pleasure or peacefulness and love, for, these simple exercises are designed to help oneself get across the struggle and walk direct life with simplicity. In the beginning people practices yoga and meditation in their day-to-day lives to live sound , healthy and complete life. Yoga is very risk-free and can be safely exercised by anyone ,anytime even by children to enjoys all its benefits. Yoga is a generally practice to bring body, mind and soul together . Originally it was proficient by the yogis to meditate and increase spiritual power and wisdom. Yoga is very important in everyone’s life because it helps in equilibrising the relationship between body and soul. It is very special form of exercise which helps in acquiring physical and psychological condition through every day practice. Originally people consist to the Buddhism and Hinduism were used to practice yoga and meditation.There are different types of yoga exist like Raja yoga, jnana yoga, Bhakthi yoga, Karma yoga, Hatha yoga. Broadly speaking Hatha yoga is having many form of asanas to be practiced by the people in India. Seeing the importance of Yoga in humankind, a international level event is celebrated every year as International Day of Yoga appropriate to increase the knowingness of yoga benefits among people all over the world.
Why International Yoga Day ?
On 11th of December in the year 2014, the UN General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. The declaration came into effect after the call by Hon’ble Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi on his address to UN General Assembly on September 27, 2014 wherein he expressed: “Yoga is an valuable gift of India’s old tradition. It personifies integrity of mind and body; opinion and natural action; simplicity and fulfillment; concordance between man and nature; a holistic access to health and well-being.
It’s not only pure form of physical exercise but to bring out the sensation of unity with yourself, the world and the nature. The day June 21 is selected as the International Day of Yoga or World Yoga Day because according to honorable Narendra Modi it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and has extraordinary meaning in many parts of the world.
Yoga consist of pranayama and kapalbharti which are unmatchable and one of the best and efficient breathing workouts. Yoga acts like therapy which helps oneself eliminating sicknesses tardily if rehearsed on daily basis. It brings in a lot of positivistic modifications to the interior body and regulate the body organs performance.
On June 21st, International Yoga Day’ will be observed all over the world. UN General Assembly President Sam Kutesa proudly announced June 21 as International Yoga Day or World Yoga Day. He stated that nearly 170 countries all over the world have supported the proposal of the International Yoga Day, it is open fact that shows that the world is ware of the undetectable and visible benefits of Yoga. UN General Assembly President also wholeheartedly congratulated Mr. Narendra Modi for taking initiative .
Yoga is a good practice if done on a daily basis. It helps to lead healthy life style and better life forever. Yoga is practiced to bring body element together to make a balance co-ordination of body, mind and soul. We should encourage our children to know discover the profits of Yoga as well as motivate them to practice Yoga in regular routine.
Yoga is India’s most valuable heritage. Yoga has the divine power to connect the entire humankind. It is a everlasting intermingle of knowledge, action and veneration. Innumerable masses around the world have established Yoga as a part of their lives.Now a days it is spreading like wild fire in a jungle
The main motto behind the celebration of June 21 as the International Yoga Day is to realize people about the beauty and power of Yoga in the world