Yoga – Asanas give new impetus to health: Governor Shri Acharya Devvrat
The motto of ‘Fit India’ given by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is being realized through yoga today: Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel
Doing yoga in the morning brings new ideas and these ideas can make an important contribution to the development of the country:
Yoga Guru Swami Ramdevji
More than 20,000 people have registered for the free yoga camp organized in the presence of Shri Swami Ramdevji
More than one lakh yoga trainers have been prepared by Gujarat State Yoga Board till now
Gandhinagar, Sunday: In the presence of Governor Shri Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel and Yoga Guru Swami Ramdevji, a free yoga camp has been organized at Ahmedabad by a joint venture of Gujarat State Yoga Board and Patanjali Yoga Committee Gujarat.
On this occasion, Governor Shri Acharya Devvrat, while sending his best wishes for the International Yoga Day, said that Yoga-Asanas give new impetus to health. The Governor said that Indian culture is a culture of spirituality. Maharishi Patanjali introduced yoga education to the world through Yoga Sutra. By spreading this sage tradition of yoga to the masses, Swami Ramdevji has given his best contribution in improving social health through yoga.
The Governor said that the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi had proposed to observe International Yoga Day at the United Nations without limiting yoga to India and the proposal was unanimously accepted with the support of 177 countries and the whole world was moved to observe June 21 as International Yoga Day.
The Governor said that only a healthy body can perform all religious, social and cultural activities- ‘Sharir Madhyam Khalu Dharma Saadhanam’
Healthy mind resides in a healthy body, the Governor said that yoga is the path of physical, mental and spiritual upliftment.
On this occasion, Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel said that the motto of ‘Fit India’ given by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is being realized through yoga today. Wishing all the citizens for the upcoming International Yoga Day which falls on June 21, 2022, the Chief Minister said that more and more citizens should join the International Yoga Day celebration and make their important contribution in realizing the mantra of ‘Fit India’ given by Shri Narendra Modi.
On this occasion, Shri Swami Ramdev said that today the cure for all diseases is in yoga. Doing yoga is relieving many ailments. I have been doing yoga for the last 45 years and have been teaching people for 30 years.
He further added that doing yoga in the morning generates new ideas and those ideas also contribute significantly to the development of the country.
Yoga is multidimensional. The importance of yoga is increasing today in physical, spiritual, economic, cultural and global spheres.
“Our country is also celebrating 75 years of independence with yoga and International Yoga Day will be organized in different parts of the country,” he added.
On this occasion, Shri Swami Ramdevji also informed the audience about the benefits of doing yoga.
Yoga Guru Swami Ramdevji congratulated Shri Shishpal, Chairman, Gujarat State Yoga Board and the entire team for this exemplary initiative.
The Mayor of Ahmedabad Shri Kiritbhai Parmar, MPs, MLAs, Chairman of the Standing Committee Shri Hitesh Barot as well as a large number of yoga lovers were present on the occasion.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat