Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will personally oversee the International Yoga Day 2022 by partaking in the mass yoga event in Mysore, Karnataka, on June 21. According to the report, 15,000 yoga enthusiasts - people of all ages and walks of life, awaited to take part in this global event.
Chief Minister of Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, will receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mysuru on this International Day of Yoga (IDY) to lead the mass Yoga demonstration.
Also, to promote Yoga and encourage the formation of better household habits, a digital exhibition will be held in Dasara ground, Mysuru. The programme will showcase a 'state of the art' development in Yoga.
Around 25 crore people from the east to the west will unite virtually to do yoga in unison and abreast raise awareness about better health and wellness for all. The programme will be telecasted live on DD India for 16 different time zones.
This event would be a great relief for the people after a gap of two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Venue: Mysore Palace, Mysore
Timings: 7 AM to 8 AM, June 21
Everything about Yoga
Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that symbolizes the union of body and consciousness. Synonymous with Indian philosophy, Yoga holds an aesthetic appeal and is India's unrequited gift to the world.
International Yoga Day Theme 2022: Yoga for humanity
People embraced Yoga during the pandemic to stay healthy and rejuvenated and to fight social isolation and depression. Yoga played a noteworthy role in the psycho-social care and rehabilitation of COVID-19 patients in quarantine and isolation. It helped in allaying their fears and anxiety.
Yoga can be an important instrument in the collective quest of humanity for promoting a sustainable lifestyle in harmony with planet Earth. In keeping with this spirit, the theme for this year's Yoga Day celebrations is "Yoga for Humanity."