Highlights

  • This year’s theme for International Day of Yoga is ‘Yoga for Humanity’
  • Yoga is useful to a person’s overall health
  • On December 11, 2014, UNGA declared June 21 to be International Yoga Day

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International Yoga Day 2022: ‘Yoga for Humanity’

International Yoga Day is observed every year on June 21 to raise awareness about the importance and benefits of yoga.

International Yoga Day is observed every year on June 21st to raise awareness about the many benefits of practicing yoga.

This year’s theme for International Day of Yoga is ‘Yoga for Humanity’. It aims to focus discussions on the importance of yoga in serving better mental health practices in our lives.

Originated in India, Yoga is known as an age-old tradition that helps achieve physical, mental and spiritual harmony. It is useful to a person’s overall health and focuses on the correct functioning of the body and mind.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi first presented the idea of an International Day of Yoga during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). On December 11, 2014, UNGA declared June 21 to be International Yoga Day.

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