June 21 is the International Yoga Day

  1. UN has recognised the strength of Yoga to bring communities together in an inclusive manner which generates respect and can promote peace and development.
  2. Goal of Yoga day: To disseminate information about the benefits of practising yoga and its impact on health of the world population.
  3. The UN resolution is a testimony to the cross cultural and universal appeal that Yoga enjoys amongst members of the UN.
  4. June 21 has a cultural and cosmic significance as it is the day of the Summer Solstice in the northern hemisphere.
  1. UN has recognised the strength of Yoga to bring communities together in an inclusive manner which generates respect and can promote peace and development.
  2. Goal of Yoga day: To disseminate information about the benefits of practising yoga and its impact on health of the world population.
  3. The UN resolution is a testimony to the cross cultural and universal appeal that Yoga enjoys amongst members of the UN.
  4. June 21 has a cultural and cosmic significance as it is the day of the Summer Solstice in the northern hemisphere.