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International Yoga Day 2021: Yoga Day is celebrated with pomp on 21st June all over the world including India. The day of 21st June is the longest day in 365 days of the year and continuous practice of yoga gives a long life to a person, hence it was decided to celebrate this day as Yoga Day.
International Yoga Day 2021: Like every year, this year also International Yoga Day will be celebrated on 21st June. Swami Vivekananda had said that- Yoga prolongs life. The usefulness of yoga has increased a lot in the Corona period. Even after Kovid recovery, many people have benefited a lot from yoga. It may be that like last year, this year also in view of Kovid-19, this year’s International Yoga Day should be celebrated on digital media platforms. Due to Corona, no mass function or program will be safe on Yoga Day. Every year Yoga Day is celebrated on a certain theme. People will be able to attend the Yoga Day celebrations on June 21 at 7 am. Let us know what is the theme of this year, since when is Yoga Day being celebrated and why Yoga Day is celebrated only on 21st June…
Theme of International Yoga Day:
Every year Yoga Day is celebrated on the basis of different themes. This year’s theme is ‘Be with Yoga, Be, At Home’ i.e. ‘Stay with Yoga, Stay at Home’. Last year the theme of 2020 was- ‘Do Yoga at Home.’
First Yoga Day was celebrated in 2015
Yoga Day is celebrated all over the world including India on 21st June with great pomp and everyone participates in it. A special feature of the day of 21st June is that it is the longest day in 365 days of the year and the continuous practice of yoga gives a long life to a person, so it was decided to celebrate this day as Yoga Day. The first International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21 June 2015. On the initiative of India in the United Nations, almost all the countries of the world had joined this campaign to spread yoga to stay healthy.
Why is Yoga Day celebrated only on 21st June?
On 11 December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared 21 June as International Yoga Day or World Yoga Day. Since then, from 2015 to June 21, International Yoga Day started being celebrated all over the world. The Northern Hemisphere receives the most sunlight on June 21st, leading to the longest day.