It is the much awaited International Yoga Day and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the opportunity to highlight the countless benefits of practicing Yoga asanas.
He also described and said that it is one of the most powerful unifying forces in the world today.
Millions of people around the world celebrated International Yoga Day on Thursday.
Speaking on the occasion, PM Modi said that Yoga has become one of the most powerful unifying forces in the world.
He was attending the Yoga event at the Dehradun’s Forest Research Institute.
PM Modi especially urged fellow countrymen to practice Yoga diligently and feel proud to have gifted it to the world.
He said that while people across the globe have developed a fondness for Yoga, this should make us as Indians feel proud about it.
Known for his strong commitment towards a healthy body and a sound mind, PM Modi said high-stress levels can be addressed through practising specific asanas and that people can better their lives just by incorporating Yoga in their daily lives.
He recently also released a video which showed his morning exercise regimen which included a number of asanas.
On Thursday, PM Modi joined almost 50,000 participants in Dehradun – apart from a whole lot many across the world – to practice Yoga.>