International Yoga Day 2021 or World Yoga Day 2021 celebrated in India along with many other countries in the world. The meaning of Yoga is addition. In the process of Yoga our body and mind adds positive energy in it. It is a matter of pride that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed and coined the idea of the first International Yoga Day. Yoga is among the valuable gifts to the whole world that originated from India. Many years ago ancient books like the Rig Veda also mentioned Yoga.
On 27th September 2014, Indian PM Narendra Modi coined the idea of celebrating Yoga Day, during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly. He also termed Yoga as one of the invaluable gifts of India’s ancient tradition and highlighted the importance of yoga for balancing ‘harmony between man and nature’. India with the support of 177 Countries celebrated first International Yoga Day on 21st June, 2015. This year also on 21st June we are celebrating International Yoga day 2021.
International Yoga day 2021 :
During the global coronavirus pandemic situation this year World yoga day 2021 celebrated with greater concern and significance. As people becoming more concerned about their health, India and the world’s yoga day (International Yoga Day 2021) will be celebrated by millions of people across the world.
International Yoga day theme :
The International Yoga day 2020 theme was ‘Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family‘.
The International Yoga day 2021 theme is “Yoga For Wellness”
Note : For the last two years, world’s yoga day has been celebrated at home due to lockdown imposed in many countries to limit the spread of coronavirus. Yoga day in world brings the message of wellness for every human being on the planet. To keep our body and soul full of energy we must do yoga everyday on a regular basis.
International Yoga Day 2021 Significance :
Yoga has great importance in filling our mind and body with new energy and refreshing them. In the whole world yoga day 2021 is being celebrated with great interest and enthusiasm and greater concern about human health.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has Said “On 21st June, we will mark the 7th Yoga Day. The theme this year is ‘Yoga For Wellness’, which focusses on practicing Yoga for physical and mental well-being.”
India’s President Shri Ram Nath Kovind has said, “Our ancient seers’ vision of bringing mind-body together to achieve holistic health and happiness has benefited millions over millennia. One of India’s great gifts to the world, it can be especially helpful during Covid-19.”
International Yoga Day quiz :
Here are some important quizzes on World Yoga Day 2021 for upcoming examinations.
Q1. When India and the world observed first international yoga day ?
Ans. The first international yoga day was celebrated on 21st June 2015.
Q2. The International yoga day celebrated on which date?
Ans. Every year International yoga day is celebrated on 21st June.
Q3. What is the theme of International Yoga day 2021 ?
Ans. The International Yoga day 2021 theme is “Yoga For Wellness”
Q4. What is the theme of International Yoga day 2020 ?
Ans. International Yoga day 2020 theme -‘Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family’.
Q5. Which country was the first to propose yoga day in world ?
Ans. India first proposed to celebrate yoga day in world .
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