Bengaluru: Prime Minister Modi participated 8th International Yoga Day at Mysore Palace on June 21. Yoga is for the entire humanity. Hence, the theme for this international Yoga Day is ‘Yoga for Humanity.’ I thank United Nations and people from all over the world for celebrating this day, PM Modi said.
International Yoga Day is being celebrated all over the world on 21st June and today many programs on Yoga are being organized not only in India but in all countries including America, Canada, UK.
On the occasion of 8th International Yoga Day, PM Modi will do yoga at Mysore Palace. So far 7 Yoga Days have been organized and each time they have chosen a special location and theme for it. See where the event has been held so far and what has been the theme.
First Yoga Day was organized on Rajpath On 21 June 2015, International Yoga Day was organized in a grand manner at Rajpath in Delhi. Under the leadership of PM Modi, more than 35 thousand people and representatives of 84 countries did 21 asanas of yoga at Rajpath in Delhi. This special event was also included in the Guinness Book of World Records.
35 thousand people had attended Chandidarh, the second International Yoga Day was held in Chandigarh and in this program 35 thousand people did yoga with PM Modi . 170 countries participated in this program whose theme is Connect youth with Yoga.
Third International Yoga Day was held in Lucknow The main event of the third International Yoga Day was held in the year 2017 at Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Under the leadership of PM Modi, 55 thousand people participated in this event. The theme of the third International Yoga Day was Yoga for Health.
Saudi Arabia also participated in the fourth International Yoga Day Saudi Arabia also participated in the fourth International Yoga Day. In the year 2018, the main program of International Yoga Day was organized in the Forest Research Institute of Dehradun, capital of Uttarakhand. More than 50 thousand people took part in this program along with PM Modi. This year’s theme was Yoga for Peace.
Fifth International Yoga Day was held in Ranchi In the year 2019, the fifth International Yoga Day was organized in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand. Thousands of people did yoga with PM Modi in Ranchi and this year’s theme was Yoga for Climate Action.
Due to Covid-19, virtual event in 2020 Due to the Corona crisis, the International Yoga Day of the year 2020 was organized through virtual medium. Its theme was Yoga for Health – Yoga at Home. People had participated in the yoga camp through virtual medium, but even after the Covid crisis, there was no dearth of enthusiasm among the people.
Even in 2021, due to the second wave of Covid, there was no public yoga program in the year 2021 due to the second wave of Covid. Virtually this day was celebrated after the address of PM Modi and others. The PM had suggested people to do yoga for positivity by staying at home during this time.
Today is being organized in Mysore International Yoga Day 2022 is being organized at Mysore Palace after 2 years of Covid break. For this event, the Mysore Palace has been decorated in a grand manner and security arrangements have been deployed everywhere. There is a lot of enthusiasm in the whole world about the event being held after 2 years.