New Delhi, June 21: Addressing the nation on the event of 7th International Yoga Day through an event at 6.30 a.m. virtually on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said people’s enthusiasm for Yoga Day has not diminished and Yoga remained a ray of hope amid the crisis.
Prime Minister also said that in this difficult time, even as people are in so much trouble, they could forget Yoga or ignore it but on the contrary, people’s enthusiasm for yoga has increased, love for yoga has increased.
“When the invisible virus of Corona had knocked the world, then no country was prepared for it, by means, by strength and by mental state. We all have seen that in such difficult times, Yoga has become a great medium of self-confidence.That is why so much emphasis has been laid on physical health as well as mental health in Yoga.Yoga shows us the way from stress to strength and from negativity to creativity. Yoga takes us from depression to ecstasy and from ecstasy to ‘prasad’,” Modi said.
The Prime Minister also quoted that if there are threats to humanity, Yoga often gives us a way of holistic health. “Yoga also gives us a happier way of life. I am sure, Yoga will continue playing its preventive, as well as promotive role in the healthcare of masses.”
Modi announced that India has taken another important step in this direction along with the United Nations and the World Health Organisation.
“Now the world is going to get the power of M-Yoga app. In this app, many videos of yoga training will be available in different languages of the world based on the Common Yoga Protocol.”