The age-old Indian practice has brought people from different culture and countries together and this could be clearly seen from the zeal and enthusiasm with which the people across the globe are practicing yoga. The entire world has been equally thrilled and pumped up to observe the occasion, taking a pledging to keep their body, mind and soul fit.
- Yoga at -10°C
- Indian Army celebrates Yoga Day
- Yoga inside submarines
- Yoga enthusiasts at Red Fort
- Venkaiah Naidu on Yoga
- World Yoga Day in Manipur
- Yoga day in Ahmedabad
- Raman Singh on yoga
- Assam CM on Yoga
- Yoga Day Celebrations accross Globe
- PM Modi congratulates Lucknow sub-inspector
- Indian Navy on Yoga Day
- Connaught Place barricaded
- UAE celebrates Yoga Day
- Yoga Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan
- South Africa celebrates Yoga Day
- World celebrates Yoga Day
- Jawans perform Yoga at -25°C
- Yoga day at London's Trafalgar Square
- NCC cadets perform Yoga
- Yoga day celebrations in Sikkim
The event is being held at Lucknow's sprawling Ramabai Ambedkar Ground.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar tweeted pictures of Yoga being performed in sub-zero temperatures in Patagonia, South America
The Indian Armed Forces join in to celebrate International Yoga Day. More than 5,000 Armymen and their family members will participate in the Third International Yoga Day celebrations.
Brahma Kumaris join yoga enthusiasts at Red Fort lawns
The lawns of the Red Fort today turned into a sea of white as a huge gathering of yoga enthusiasts including followers of Brahma Kumaris joined to celebrate the International Day of Yoga. Braving rains, around 50,00 women and men, all clad in white, converged at the venue and participated in the mass yoga event organised by the Brahma Kumaris.
Earlier today, conveying his greetings to all those who joined the international Yoga Day 2017 celebrations across India and the world, Prime Minister Modi said Yoga's immense popularity outside India is high and has connected the world with India. "I am happy to see so many Yoga institutes being opened over the last three years. Demand for Yoga teachers is increasing. Apart from fitness, wellness is important. Yoga is a medium to achieve wellness," PM Modi said.
Celebrating International Yoga Day with the people of New Delhi, at an event organised by NDMC, Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said Yoga is our tradition, it's our culture. Thanks to PM Modi, Yoga is now an international art; it's neither political nor religious. It brings peace, good health and unity Yoga day 2017.
Celebrating the day with other Ministers, officials and hundreds of athletes, Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh tweeted
Taking to the social media, Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal asked people to devote themselves to Yoga for a healthy body and mind.
The third international yoga day is definitely being celebrated with overwhelming enthusiasm across the globe.
Indian Naval Cadets perform yoga on the deck of INS Virat and Shivalik, Kamorta and on International Yoga Day.
In Maharashtra, CM Devendra Fadnavis and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu performed Yoga. Suresh Prabhu tweeted, “Glad to join the International Day of Yoga 2017 celebrations at Bandra, Mumbai with Devendra Fadnavis, Shelar Ashish, Poonam Mahajan”
Maharashtra Police personnel also perform Yoga in Mumbai.
Connaught Place barricaded to thwart London-style attacks
The Delhi Police had received intelligence inputs about some terror outfits planning a "London-style attack" during the International Yoga Day celebrations at Connaught Place. In view of the alert warning of the attack similar to the one in London recently in which a man had ploughed a van into people, the police had barricaded with buses the entry points of roads leading to Connaught Place, sources said.
The police had only left some space for pedestrians to pass through, the sources said. This had been done to ensure that even if a vehicle tried to enter the area, it would end up ramming into these empty buses, they added.
A three-tier security layer was thrown around the area to enhance the vigil, a senior police officer said, adding, that snipers were also stationed on certain buildings to keep a hawk eye vigil.
Unlike in the past two years, there were multiple venues across the UAE for International Yoga Day. Thousands of people of different age and nationality, and health-conscious residents laid down their mats, relaxed and communed with nature to participate on Yoga Day.
President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates a mass yoga demonstration at Rashtrapati Bhavan to celebrate the 3rd International Yoga Day
South Africa celebrates international Yoga Day
Over 1,200 yoga enthusiasts in South Africa's Soweto township got their first taste of yoga on Wednesday, when they performed various 'asanas' at an event on the eve of International Day of Yoga.
The Consulate General of India in Johannesburg along with the volunteers of the Art of Living Foundation and yoga school trainers organised the event at a park in the township.
The participants included hundreds of school children who got their first taste of yoga.
Not just India, the world yoga day has overwhelming response from across the globe.
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Grateful, the King gave the guru a wing of the Jagmohan Palace to start a yoga-shala, and thus, began Mysuru's long tryst with yoga.
The Indian Tibetan Border police also celebrated Yoga day and not in ordinary conditions. The jawans performed Yoga at the temperature of minus 25 degrees celcius in Ladakh. The jawans performing yoga in such extreme weather conditions definitely is the most precious response to the auspicious occasion of International Yoga Day.
NCC cadets from all across India performs Yoga to celebrate International Yoga Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs asanas on International Yoga Day. (Image:PIB)
As it happened.
14 Dec, 2018 | West Indies in Bangladesh WI vs BAN 198/950.0 overs 202/238.3 oversBangladesh beat West Indies by 8 wickets
11 Dec, 2018 | West Indies in Bangladesh BAN vs WI 255/750.0 overs 256/649.4 oversWest Indies beat Bangladesh by 4 wickets
09 Dec, 2018 | West Indies in Bangladesh WI vs BAN 195/950.0 overs 196/535.1 oversBangladesh beat West Indies by 5 wickets
06 - 10 Dec, 2018 | Border-Gavaskar Trophy IND vs AUS 250/1088.0 overs 235/1098.4 oversIndia beat Australia by 31 runs
03 - 07 Dec, 2018 | Pakistan and New Zealand in UAE NZ vs PAK 274/10116.1 overs 348/10135.0 oversNew Zealand beat Pakistan by 123 runs