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What is the birthplace of yoga?
Rishikesh is also the self-styled “yoga capital of the world,” considered to be the birthplace of this widely popular practice that’s said to benefit both mind and body.

Why is Yoga Day celebrated?
The idea of the International Day of Yoga was first proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. The first International Day of Yoga was celebrated the next year on June 21. The day is recognised by the United Nations. The theme for this year’s International Day of Yoga is ‘Yoga for Humanity’.

When was the first International Yoga Day celebrated?
The draft resolution passed by India was supported by 177 nations. The United Nations declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga on December 11, 2014. The first International Yoga Day was celebrated on June 21, 2015


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  • Start Time
    June 21 @ 10:00 am
  • End Time
    June 21 @ 1:00 pm
  • Organizer
    Raghunandan K C
  • Location
    South End Circle, III Block, Jayanagar
    Bangalore, 560011 India
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