Date: June 21, 2023
Haridwar, Uttarakhand: In a grand celebration of the 9th International Yoga Day, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and renowned Yog Guru Baba Ramdev came together on Wednesday to lead a mesmerizing yoga session in Haridwar. The event took place at the prestigious Patanjali Peeth and witnessed the enthusiastic participation of a large number of yoga enthusiasts.
The International Yoga Day, introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the United Nations General Assembly in 2014, has become a global phenomenon. Yoga has gained immense popularity worldwide due to its transformative impact on physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. This year, the theme of Yoga Day is 'Yoga For Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' or 'Yoga for the welfare of all in the form of One World-One Family,' emphasizing the unifying power of yoga. Programs related to yoga are being organized throughout the country, spreading the message of unity and holistic well-being.
Yoga serves as a powerful platform to raise awareness about the multitude of benefits it offers. Beyond its physical advantages, yoga has proven to be a remarkable tool for mental health, reducing stress, anxiety, and depression. The ongoing pandemic has further highlighted the significance of yoga in managing emotional well-being, improving mood, and fostering clarity of mind. Kumaon Jagran recognizes the profound impact of yoga on overall wellness.
On this momentous day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the International Day of Yoga celebrations at the United Nations Headquarters, accompanied by global leaders and members of the international community. This platform allows India to share the wisdom of this ancient practice with the world, promoting its adoption on a global scale.
The spirit of Yoga Day echoes in every corner of the country, with various arrangements made to celebrate the occasion and spread awareness about the transformative power of yoga. Kumaon Jagran is proud to join the nation in observing this significant day, which holds deep cultural and spiritual significance for India.
The International Day of Yoga has been observed for nine consecutive years since its official recognition by the United Nations through a resolution in 2014. As we celebrate this day, let us embrace the teachings of yoga and harness its potential to lead healthier, more balanced lives. The event in Haridwar, led by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Baba Ramdev, serves as a testament to the profound impact of yoga on physical and mental well-being. Kumaon Jagran applauds their efforts in promoting the ancient wisdom of yoga and bringing the benefits of this practice to the forefront.
As we unite to celebrate International Yoga Day, Kumaon Jagran urges everyone to embrace the transformative power of yoga, not only on this special day but every day. Let yoga guide us towards a healthier, happier, and more harmonious life.