International Yoga Day 2018: From PM Modi to United Nations, here's how world celebrated Yoga Day
Updated On : 21 Jun 2018,12:21 PM
Today (June 21) is the International Yoga Day. India blessed the world with a mantra to lead a happy and healthy life in the form of yoga - the ancient art of holistic wellness. From China to America and Australia to Dubai, the world took to yoga mats to perform asanas on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2018. In India, the Yoga Day was celebrated with much fervour and excitement. From politicians to celebrities to sportsman all took part in the Yoga Day celebrations held across the country.
Practicing yoga can improve strength, flexibility and mental health—all elements of Goal 3 of the Global Goals, Good Health and Well-being. Hundreds of people filled the North Lawn of UN Headquarters to celebrate Yoga Day.
PM Narendra Modi performing Yoga along with participants during International Yoga Day2018 celebrations at the picturesque Forest Research Institute in Dehradun.
Navy soldiers performed yoga on-board Japan Maritime Self Defence Force ship JS Ise & Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri on the ocassion of International Yoga Day 2018. (PIB Photo)
On the occasion of International Yoga Day 2018, Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel on Thursday performed Yoga at the altitude of 18,000 feet in the cold desert of Ladakh.