Message from international yoga day

  • Dr. G K Pal Professor of Physiology, Faculty-in-Charge, Advanced Center for Yoga Therapy Education and Research, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry - 605 006, India.
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International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June 2015. People throughout the globe actively participated in the yoga day celebration. Participation of 192 nations in this mega event heralds the beginning of a new era of mankind. This was a landslide victory for India at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) when the United Nations declared June 21st as International Yoga Day (or World Yoga Day). This came after Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had urged the world community to celebrate yoga at the international level, in his maiden speech at the UNGA on September, 2014. He had said, `Yoga is an invaluable gift of our ancient tradition. It is not about exercise; it’s a path through which an individual can discover his sense of oneness with nature. It embodies unity, unity of the mind and the body, thought and action, restraint and fulfillment. On the whole, it’s a holistic approach to health and well‑being.´ Read more...

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G K Pal, D. (2015). Message from international yoga day. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Physiology, 2(2), 95-96. Retrieved from