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On this occasion, PM Modi said that Yoga has now become a global festival. It is not a part of life, it has become a way of life.
The 8th International Yoga Day is being celebrated across the world including India today. PM Modi had reached the Mysuru Palace Ground in Karnataka to celebrate Yoga Day. He did yoga with about 15,000 people. PM Modi started yoga with asanas like Tadasana, Trikonasana, Bhadrasana.
On this occasion, PM Modi said- 'Today Yoga is giving the confidence of a healthy life to mankind. We are seeing from this morning that the pictures of Yoga which were seen in spiritual centers a few years ago are now visible in every corner of the world. These are pictures of common humanity. It has become a global festival. It is not only for an individual but for the entire humanity. So this time the theme is Yoga for Humanity.
He also said- 'I thank the United Nations for taking yoga to the world. Friends, our sages, sages and masters have said for yoga – Yoga brings peace to us. It brings peace to our country and the world. This whole world is in our body. It makes everything come alive. Yoga makes us alert, competitive. It connects people and countries. This can become a solution to the problem for all of us.