The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in India. This year considering the COVID-19 Pandemic led situation, most of the events will take place virtually, promoting the main theme of this 2021 “Be with Yoga, Be at Home".
About International Day of Yoga (IDY)
Recognized Day on : 21 June
Established year : 2015
2021 Theme : Be with Yoga, Be at Home
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 21st June as the International Day of Yoga (IDY) in their resolution adopted on 11th December 2014. Since 2015, this Day has been observed all over the world in ever-growing numbers of participants. The Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in his UN address in 2014 initiated the 21st June for International Day of Yoga (IDY).
Sources : PIB