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International Yoga Day 2022: ‘Yoga brings peace to the universe,’ says PM Modi

21/06/2022 at 7:34 AM

New Delhi, June 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Mysuru Palace Ground where he will perform Yoga, along with others on on the eighth International Yoga Day. Extending his greetings to all on the occasion and stressing on the benefits of Yoga, he said, “Today, Yoga is being practiced in all parts of the world. Yoga brings peace for us. The peace from Yoga is not only for individuals, it brings peace to our nations and the world.”

As the world gears up to mark the International Yoga Day on Tuesday (June 21), India is also looking forward to celebrate it in physical mode after a gap of two years due to the coronavirus pandemic. PM Modi will lead a mass yoga event at the Mysuru Palace grounds in Karnataka. Modi will be joined by 15,000 yoga enthusiasts who will participate in the event.

The theme of this year’s Yoga Day celebrations is ‘Yoga for Humanity’ and around 25 crore people across the world are expected to take part in various events, doing yoga in unison towards better health and wellness for all. A flagship programme in coordination with the Ministry of External Affairs has also been organised for a mass Yoga Protocol world over on the day following the movement of the sun.

Speaking at the Yoga Day event at the Mysuru Palace grounds in Karnataka, PM Modi stressed that yoga can help achieve global peace. “Millions of people with inner peace will create an environment of global peace. That is how Yoga can connect the people and countries, and how Yoga can become a problem solver for all of us,” he said.

‘This whole universe starts from our own body and soul. The universe starts from us. And, Yoga makes us conscious of everything within us and builds a sense of awareness, ‘he added.

Extending his greetings to all on the occasion and stressing on the benefits of Yoga, he said, “Today, Yoga is being practiced in all parts of the world. Yoga brings peace for us. The peace from Yoga is not only for individuals, it brings peace to our nations and the world.”

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