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The time has come for India to become a world leader. India is the world leader in yoga. India has given international recognition to yoga and promoted cultural unity through yoga. Yoga is beneficial for physical and mental health. It keeps the body free from diseases and gives peace to the mind. This activity related to Indian culture has now spread to foreign countries. International Yoga Day is celebrated every year and during this time people from all over the world practice yoga collectively.

When is Yoga Day celebrated?

International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on June 21 across the world. The purpose of celebrating this day is to raise awareness about the benefits of yoga and encourage the practice of yoga globally.

History of Yoga Day

On 27 September 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed to celebrate International Yoga Day for the first time in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly. On 11 December 2014 of the same year, the United Nations General Assembly accepted this proposal and declared 21 June as International Yoga Day. This proposal has received the support of 177 countries.

The first time Yoga Day was celebrated was on 21 June 2015. On this day, millions of people across the world practiced yoga collectively. While in India the main event was organized at Rajpath in New Delhi, in which more than 35,000 people participated.

Why is Yoga Day celebrated only on 21 June?

There is a special reason for choosing June 21 to celebrate Yoga Day. June 21 is the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere, which is called summer solstice. This day is celebrated as the longest day of the year. After the summer solstice, the Sun enters Dakshinayan which is considered important for yoga and spirituality. Therefore, it was decided to celebrate this day as Yoga Day.

Importance of Yoga Day

Physical and mental health

Yoga improves physical and mental health. The body remains healthy and protected from diseases. If you are suffering from any disease, then regular yoga is also effective in preventing it.

a positive lifestyle

Yoga promotes a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Meditation and yoga provide peace of mind, which brings positive thoughts and encourages people to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

Cultural Integration

Yoga is an ancient Indian tradition, which has now become a part of global culture. Through yoga, yogis from India and abroad connect with each other and promote cultural unity.

International Yoga Day 2024 Theme

Every year Yoga Day has a special theme. This year the theme of Yoga Day is based on women. The theme of International Yoga Day 2024 is 'Yoga for Women Empowerment'.