Jackie Shroff Joins Global Celebration on 10th International Day of Yoga


The 10th International Day of Yoga saw global participation, emphasizing the holistic benefits of yoga for physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Among the many who celebrated was actor Jackie Shroff, who performed various yoga asanas and meditated in Mumbai, showcasing his commitment to the practice.

PM Modi Leads Yoga Day in Srinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the national celebrations from the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. In his address, he highlighted the global recognition and growing relevance of yoga, noting its significant impact on young minds and bodies.

Modi remarked, “Today, from the land of Kashmir, I congratulate everyone around the world on International Yoga Day!”

Theme and Global Participation

This year’s theme, “Yoga for Self and Society,” underscores yoga’s essential role in promoting individual well-being and societal harmony. The International Day of Yoga aims to unite thousands in the practice of yoga, advocating health and wellness on a global scale.

Historical Celebrations and Special Events

Since the inception of the International Day of Yoga in 2015, Prime Minister Modi has led the celebrations at various iconic locations, including Kartavya Path in Delhi, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Ranchi, Lucknow, Mysuru, and even the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This year’s celebrations are particularly expansive, featuring a unique event titled “Yoga for Space.” All ISRO centers and units will participate in programs practicing the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP). Additionally, Indian Embassies and Missions abroad will join in, reflecting the widespread influence and importance of yoga.

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