The theme for the International Yoga day 2018 celebration, organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, is ‘Yoga for Peace”.
Along with rest of the nation and the world, the 4th International Yoga Day to be observed in Arunachal Pradesh also.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu at state level and Prime Minister Naredra Modi at national level will also participate.
Khandu appeal to the people to come and join the Yoga on 21st June, and celebrate International Yoga day.
Chief minister said that ” Yoga is a way to reconnect with self and the realities of the mortal world. It is a way to achieve the sense of peace and freedom,
We often come across with the feeling of being lost or living in uncertainty— detached from the reality and self— owing to pressures of modern hectic life, he added.
Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness.
Today it is practiced in various forms around the world and continues to grow in popularity.
Recognizing its universal appeal, on 11 December 2014, the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga by resolution 69/131.
The International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga.