International Yoga Day 2020: Theme, Quotes and Images for Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter
International Yoga Day 2020: The outbreak of Covid-19 has made us realise the importance of immunity and healthy living. Yoga brings these qualities together.
International Yoga Day 2020: It is a well-known fact that the mental, physical, and spiritual practice of Yoga was initiated in India. Every year, June 21 is observed as International Yoga Day globally.
International Yoga Day 2020: Theme
The outbreak of Covid-19 has made us realise the importance of immunity and healthy living. Yoga brings these qualities together. Due to the pandemic most of the countries are following social distancing, this year the theme is set by United Nations as "Yoga for Health – Yoga at Home". The World Health Organization refer yoga as a means to improve health in its Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018–2030: More active people for a healthier world.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the proposal first in his address during the opening of the 69th session of the General Assembly; he said: "Yoga is an invaluable gift from our ancient tradition. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body, thought and action, a holistic approach that is valuable to our health and our well-being. Yoga is not just about exercise; it is a way to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the International Day of Yoga in his 2014 address at the United Nations General Assembly. He suggested that a day celebrating and practising Yoga must be recognised globally.
At Rajpath in New Delhi the first Yoga Day celebration was held, where PM Modi and other dignitaries performed 21 yoga asanas and created two Guinness World Records. The first record was the participation of 35,985 people, the world's largest yoga class. The second record had 84 participating nationalities. In 2019, Modi had performed Yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts in Dehradun.
International Yoga Day 2020: Best quotes and images to share on WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter:-
Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.
-- The Bhagavad Gita
Change is not something that we should fear. Rather, it is something that we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they're meant to be.
– B.K.S Iyengar
There is always room for change, but you have to be open to that change.
– Kathryn Budig
The very heart of yoga practice is 'abyhasa' – steady effort in the direction you want to go.
– Sally Kempton
Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.
– Amit Ray
A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.
– T. Guillemets
You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.
Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.
– Hatha Yoga Pradipika
The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.
– B.K.S Iyengar
Yoga is not just a repetition of a few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.
– Amit Ray
Inhale the future. Exhale the past.
Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel.
– Kevin Trudeau