On the occasion of International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in a mass Yoga Demonstration event at Mysore Palace ground, Mysuru, that saw the attendance of thousands of fitness enthusiasts. Speaking at the event, Modi reinforced the theme for this year’s festivities ‘Yoga for Humanity’ and said that does not merely benefit the individual that practices it but the community and universe at large.
“Yoga brings peace for us. The peace from yoga is not merely for individuals. Yoga brings peace to our society. Yoga brings peace to our nations and the world. And, Yoga brings peace to our universe,” he said quoting spiritual gurus in his speech.