Yoga has emerged as drive for unity, doesn't discriminate: PM Modi

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Yoga has emerged as a drive for unity and it doesn’t discriminate because it goes past race, color, gender, religion and nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday.

In his message on the sixth International Day of Yoga, he stated because of the coronavirus pandemic, the world is feeling the necessity for Yoga greater than ever.

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“If our immunity is robust, it’s of nice assist in defeating this illness. For boosting immunity, there are a number of strategies in Yoga, numerous ‘asanas’ are there,” he stated.

COVID-19 particularly assaults our respiratory system which will get strengthened on doing ‘Pranayama’ or respiration train, Modi stated.

“Yoga enhances our quest for a more healthy planet. It has emerged as a drive for unity and deepens the bonds of humanity. It doesn’t discriminate. It goes past race, color, gender, religion and nations. Anybody can embrace Yoga,” the prime minister stated.

“If we are able to fine-tune our chords of well being and hope, the day shouldn’t be far-off when the world will witness the success of a wholesome and completely happy humanity. Yoga can undoubtedly assist us make this occur,” he stated in his message telecast this morning.

Doing work and performing duties correctly can also be Yoga, he stated.

With the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic looming giant, International Day of Yoga is being marked on digital media platforms sans mass gatherings.

This 12 months’s theme is ‘Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family’.

On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly had declared June 21 as ‘International Day of Yoga’, months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed the thought.


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