Eastern Naval Command prepares for International Yoga Day

Eastern Naval Command prepares for International Yoga Day
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This will be followed by special yoga related quizzes and competitions. Lectures by yoga experts on benefits of yoga and adopting yoga as a way of life are also being conducted on the International Yoga Day.

Visakhapatnam: Eastern Naval Command has made elaborate arrangements to celebrate the International Yoga Day on June 21.The aim is to take yoga to the people and hold yoga camps, a release issued by ENC said here on Friday.

This will be followed by special yoga related quizzes and competitions. Lectures by yoga experts on benefits of yoga and adopting yoga as a way of life are also being conducted on the International Yoga Day.

With an aim of promoting the ancient yogic values and towards fulfillment of aims of the World Yoga Day, ENC has been organising various yoga training events and camps onboard warships and naval residential areas.

Mass yoga sessions are also being conducted where various forms of yoga have been introduced to the participants. The summer solstice is on June 21, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, and has a special significance in many parts of the world. On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga.

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