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Things you need to know about International Yoga Day

Things you need to know about International Yoga Day

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  What is Yoga? It is a system of exercises practiced to promote control of the body and mind. It is made of several Hindu disciplines aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility. It is a way of living that aims towards ‘a healthy mind in a healthy body’. Man is a physical, mental and spiritual being; yoga helps promote a balanced development of all the three. Other forms of physical exercises, like aerobics, assure only physical well-being. In simple words, Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice attributed mostly to India. Origin of International Yoga Day It was all started on 27 September 2014, when the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi first proposed the idea of an International Day of Yoga during