“Yoga brings peace to our Universe” says PM Modi at mega yoga event in Mysore

Modi also highlighted that the Yoga programme in India is a part of the ‘Guardian Yoga Ring’ which is a collaborative exercise between 79 countries and United Nations.

“Yoga brings peace to our Universe” says PM Modi at mega yoga event in Mysore
On the occasion of International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in a mass Yoga event at the Mysore Palace ground, in Karnataka, India, which saw the attendance of thousands of fitness enthusiasts on Tuesday morning June 21, 2022. Photograph: PIB

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.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath performing yoga during mass yoga at the governor house in Lucknow, India on the occasion of International Yoga Day on Tuesday morning, June 21, 2022. Photograph: Rajeev Bhatt

“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.

Video: Rajeev Bhatt