The yoga sessions were hosted by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and Sister Shivani at the International Centre in Mississauga. During the session, Ramdev emphasised on proper Asanas, Pranayama, Savasana, proper diet, positive thinking and meditation.
In Egypt, the most populous Arab country, a large number of people gathered before Iftar at the Baron Palace, a distinctive historic Indian-inspired mansion in Heliopolis, to practice yoga with professional trainers.
Addressing an audience that comprised UN diplomats, envoys, officials and yoga practitioners, Menabde said yoga can be used to "unite our complex and difficult world and to promote not only healthy lifestyles but also peace and security in the world".
Slamming Congress leaders for mocking Yoga Day celebrations across the country, the BJP Wednesday said it amounted to “snubbing India’s ancient cultural heritage” and showed the “ideological bankruptcy” of the Congress which it said was “allergic to anything and everything Indian”. Underlining that “Prime Minister Modi’s efforts at soft power diplomacy are getting fruits,” a […]
Dressed in white shirts and an array of pyjamas, salwars and shorts, people sat on red mats — provided by the New Delhi Municipal Council — across the six radials of CP. From yoga groups in colonies to school children and families — a variety of people turned up for the event.
The function was presided over by Sri Ravi Shankar of the Art of Living society who was accompanied by Union Minister Smriti Irani and former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. Braving heavy rains and inclement weather, people took part in the exercises.
International Yoga Day is being celebrated world over. Thousands globally are also actively promoting the power of yoga on every medium. Many celebs took part in various yoga sessions held across the country, with many giving it an exclusive touch. Kareena Kapoor Khan's sister-in-law Soha Ali Khan, who is expecting her first baby gave the day her own flavour.