International Yoga Day 2017

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Who doesn’t want to pull away the thorns of anger, selfishness, envy, and jealousy? Crisped by depression, today’s human beings wander here and there in search of peace and relaxation They are in quest of a way which will strengthen their body, mind, and soul. Definitely, there is a way to get rid of all it and saints of Indian called it “YOG”. One can remove anxiety by practicing yoga and pranayama and there are numerous other benefits of Yoga.

Importance of Yoga in life

“A healthy mind dwells in a healthy body”. Yoga aims to fulfill this thought. Yoga helps to promote balance between the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of a person. It recharges the body with cosmic energy. The man attracts to that which is beneficial for him. Yoga not only balances body mind and soul it promotes inner strength and sense of satisfaction. Let’s come to know more about Yoga.

What is Yoga and when and where it is Started?

Yoga is the gift of ancient Indian tradition, which is approximately 5000 years old. It is both spiritual and physical. The word Yoga latterly means “union”. Union means it blends individual’s reality to ultimate reality. It just not refers to the physical activity or human body twists. It is a larger concept where one is able to lead a successful life. It poses support and sustains you no matter how old or young you are. Indians are quite familiar with word yoga as it is considered to start in India. The word yoga was first mentioned in Rig Veda the oldest Veda of Hindus.

International Yoga Day

International yoga day is celebrated World Wide on 21st June. On December 11, 2014, General Assembly of UN declared 21st June as International Yoga day on the urge of Indian Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi. 177 countries supported it. Why is this day chosen? 21st June is the longest day in Northern Hemisphere and has special significance in many parts of the world that is why 21st June is announced as International Yoga Day.

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is just not an exercise, it is a lifestyle. It helps man to deal with stress and anxiety. Benefits of yoga can’t be explained in mere a passage. But even main benefits are as below

  • Gives oxygen to mind.
  • Improves health.
  • Health heart.
  • Decreases Joint Pain.
  • Gives peace of mind.
  • Improves immunity system.
  • Reduces Stress Level.
  • Good in both weight loss and gain.
  • Stretches Spine and improves flexibility.
  • Increases Blood Flow

Yoga with Meditation

Yoga when combined with meditation it improves spiritual qualities of a person. Mere yoga will help you to get a relaxed life but when it combines with meditation it helped to find out who we are? What is the purpose of our life? How we can remain calm even in worse situations. Practicing Yoga with meditation can help you lead overall fit life. It can strengthen soul, inner power of person.

Let’s add yoga combined with meditation in routine life to lead a stress-free life.

 

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