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Vaikundarajan Celebrates International Yoga Day

http://vaikundarajans.wordpress.comSince its origin in India over 5000 years ago, Yoga has been practiced by generations. It is a physical, mental and spiritual practice followed across the world. The purpose of yoga is to relieve oneself from stress and transform body and mind, explains Vaikundarajan.

http://vaikundarajanblog.blogspot.inThe United Nations General Assembly declared 21st June as the International Day of Yoga. The call was initially made by Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly.

http://vaikundarajans.blogspot.inWhy 21st June? Vaikundarajan answers, 21st June is also the longest day of the year and has special significance in different countries across the world.

http://vaikundarajans.wordpress.comHe further explains the story behind yoga. 21st June is the day of summer solstice. Adiyogi, the first yogi, turned south and set his eyes on Seven Sages who were his disciples to carry the science of yoga across the world.

http://vaikundarajanblog.blogspot.inThe support for an International Yoga Day was tremendous as 175 countries co-sponsored the resolution. Addressing thousands of people gathered at Chandigarhs Capitol Complex, PM Narendra Modi launched the 2nd International Yoga Day celebrations on Tuesday.

http://vaikundarajans.blogspot.inOver 30000 people were estimated to have participated in the event. The theme of this year was Connect the Youth, adds Vaikundarajan.In todays stress filled times, yoga can bring a much needed balance to life. To be recognized as an International Day, this is a proud moment for us, concludes Vaikundarajan.

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