Why Yoga Day is celebrated only on 21 June, is associated with Indian cultureJune 20, 2020
If your mind is disturbed or the functioning of the body is reduced, then for this you should devote some time of your life to yoga so that you can not only stay healthy but also connect with inner peace. It is celebrated every year on 21 June. In such a situation many times a question arises that why is Yoga Day celebrated on 21 June itself? Come, let us know the special things related to it.
Why was it chosen on 21 June
According to Indian culture, the sun becomes Dakshinayana after the summer solstice. June 21 is considered to be the biggest day of the year. On this day, the sun rises quickly and falls late, that is why International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21 June.
When did it start
It was celebrated for the first time in 2015 six years ago. This year the world is celebrating the sixth Yoga Day. On 11 December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly recognized June 21 as International Yoga Day or World Yoga Day. . After this announcement, from next year i.e. 2015, International Yoga Day was being celebrated all over the world.
What is this year’s theme
Like every year, Yoga Day has been given a theme this year, but this year due to the coronavirus epidemic ie Kovid 19, people have been given a theme that will promote health and health. The International Yoga Day 2020 theme is to do yoga with your family while at home.
What is the importance of Yoga Day
Yoga is considered a symbol of ancient Indian art. Indians consider yoga to be important for maintaining positivity and energetic life. The purpose of celebrating this day is to create awareness among people about yoga and also to relieve people.