Prime Minister celebrated international yoga day 2019 on 21st June and the entire country took out their yoga mats and got into some or the other yoga postures. PM Modi was in Ranchi where more than 50,000 people gathered to celebrate this day.
The Prabhat Tara Maidan in Ranchi witnessed a historic Yoga Day programme.
Thousands of Yoga practitioners, from all walks of life enriched the Yoga Day celebrations with their presence.
Here are some photos. #YogaDay2019 pic.twitter.com/d79Bxt5BQ2
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 21, 2019
“We should make efforts to take yoga from cities to villages and tribal areas. Yoga is above religion, caste, colour, gender and region, it is above everything,”
He further added
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Yoga & meditation helps in being in the moment. Let us make Yoga a part of our lives #YogaDay2019 pic.twitter.com/U8SHCHyKrJ
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) June 21, 2019
ITBP personnel practicing Yoga at 17 K Ft in Laddakh.#InternationalDayofYoga #YogaDay2019 #YogaDay pic.twitter.com/nCGaDNgwaJ
— ITBP (@ITBP_official) June 21, 2019
Navy personnel performed #Yoga today on-board INS Ranvir which is stationed in the Bay of Bengal. #YogaDay2019 pic.twitter.com/8zrcDK4U6d
— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2019
Yoga helped me in being present in the moment. It's a blessing. There's nothing more important than being aware & being comfortable of one's now. #yogaday2019 #internationaldayofyoga2019 pic.twitter.com/LZD6RxWhUN
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) June 21, 2019
“It (yoga) is constant and evolving for centuries. The essence of yoga has been stable and remained the same — healthy body, stable mind, spirit of oneness. Yoga has provided a perfect blend of knowledge, karma and bhakti,”
“It is painful to read about alcoholism, substance abuse, diabetes and other things, adding yoga offers a solution to these problems,”
He urged youth to get into the groove of Yoga in order to adopt healthy living.