6th International Day of Yoga 2020 Celebrations in Bali

 Kamis, 18 Juni 2020, 04:25 WITA



Beritabali.com, Denpasar. 

The Consulate General of India in Bali (CGI) and Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Bali (SVCC) have organized a one-week long programme in connection with 6th International Day of Yoga starting from 15 June 2020. 

The virtual function is being held every morning from 15th June 2020 to 17th June 2020 at Consulate General of India in Bali and from 18th June 2020 to 21st June 2020 at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Bali premises. The Consul General of India in Bali Mr. Prakash Chand and Director of Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre Mr. Manohar Puri grace the event every day.  

All the sessions are being conducted by Teacher of Indian Culture Yoga Guru Mr Sanjay Kumar Choudhary of Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Bali followed by the local staff of CGI and SVCC Bali.

The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015. This year, we are celebrating 6th IDY on June 21. The idea of International Day of Yoga was first proposed by the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi, during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), on 27 September 2014 which is now being celebrated throughout the world.

Yoga is an invaluable gift of India's ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfilment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with ourselves, the world and the nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help in wellbeing.

Everyday themes are different and are being shown live on Facebook Instagram, Twitter, Zoom and YouTube handles of CGI and SVCC. Many people are joing this event from all over Bali, Jakarta, India and other parts of world online. Theme for the first day on 15th June 2020 was ‘Yoga for Children” which started from 8.30 AM (Bali Time). 

The second day 16th June the theme was ‘Yoga with Diplomats’ which started at 7.30 AM. The Yoga for Diplomats on 16th June 2020 was welcomed by the CG Mr. Prakash Chand, which was viewed by diplomats and a large number of people. The session at 7.30 AM was also followed by the Consul of Timor Leste in Bali Mr. Hugo Garcia.

On 17th June 2020 the theme was ‘Yoga for Diabetes’, Director of SVCC Bali Mr. Manohar Puri welcomed the guests and started the programme. Forthcomg programmes are ‘Yoga for Stress’ on 18th June; Yoga for ‘Health Workers/Advance postures’ on 19th June, ‘Pranayam Breathing Techniques’ on 20th June.  The celebration will conclude with ‘Common Yoga Protocol’ on 21st June. 

All the sessions are going on live-streaming on social media of Consulate General of India and Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre Bali such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Zoom and YouTube. All the sessions are being followed by other yoga communities from their places, thus to promote Ghar Ghar Se Yoga i.e. Yoga Dari Rumah

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