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8th International Day of Yoga to be held at Mysuru: PM will lead the Mass Demonstration

May 24, 2022 1

The main event of 8th International Day of Yoga (IDY-2022) demonstration  will be held at Mysuru in Karnataka on 21st June 2022. Minister of Ayush Shri Sarbanand Sonowal announced today that Mysuru has been selected as the venue for Mass Yoga Demonstration (Main Event) of 8th IDY.

As this IDY is falling in the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” year, the Ministry has also planned to observe IDY at 75 iconic locations across the country and is focusing on branding India on a global scale.

Addressing the media persons Shri Sarbanand said that apart from the main event at Mysuru another attraction on 21st June this year will be the Guardian Ring, a relay Yoga streaming event which will capture and weave together digital feed of IDY programmes organised by Indian Missions abroad. The proposed plan is to initiate the streaming from Japan, the land of rising sun, at 6 am local time.

The Minister also informed that a series of events are planned in the run up to IDY and the 25 Day Countdown is being observed at Hyderabad on May 27, wherein around 10 thousand Yoga enthusiasts will participate in the Yoga demonstration.

The event will witness the auspicious presence of the Governor of Karnataka, Union Ministers, Film Stars, Sports Persons, Celebrities, revered Yoga Gurus, eminent dignitaries, experts of Yoga and allied science, local Yoga institutions and Yoga enthusiasts.

The earlier mega countdown events were organised at Shivdol (50th Day Countdown on May 2) and Red Fort (75th Day Countdown on April 7).

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  • Asha Shamanna Venkatram

    June 13, 2022 at 3:22 pm

    Hari Om! || Yogena Chittasya Padena Vacha Malam Shareerasya cha vaidyakenam, yopa Karotam pravaram Muninam patanjalim pranjalim ranatosmi|| Om Shanthi|| Shanthi||Shanthi:|| By saluting our yoga teacher shri. Shantharam sir & also as a regular student of Brahmashri Narayana Guru Yoga Mandira, Nimishamba Layout, Mysore, Eagerly waiting for the event on 21st June and thrilled to see our beloved prime minister Sri.Narendra Modiji & also its my lifetime opportunity to witness such a wonderful event. Happy to share that, I have been witnessing and part of the rehearsals and practices which started long back say about month ago.. from 22nd May (Sunday) from our pavilion Grounds-mysuru & followed by 29th May @ Sri Suttur Mutt, again on 5th Sunday @ Palace Grounds, on 12.06.22 @ Palace Grounds, its my immense pleasure that I am also part of this Feast say Yoga family. Indeed regular practice of yoga keeping me healthy and fit & throw back i had undergone many surgeries and health issues.
    The event entire world is awaiting to witness…. So friends, Lets be healthy Mentally/Physically and spread Yoga as much as we can…keep smiling always. Thanks

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