The Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi on the occasion of seventh International yoga day, has called upon yoga acharyas and everyone connected with yoga work to ensure that yoga reaches every corner of the world.
He talked of Yoga’s role during the pandemic. He said Yoga has proved a source strength and poise for people during this difficult time. He pointed out that it was easy for countries to forget Yoga Day during the pandemic as it is not intrinsic to their culture but, instead, enthusiasm for Yoga has increased globally.
The Prime Minister also recalled how frontline Corona warriors made Yoga their shield and made themselves strong through yoga and how people, doctors nurses took to Yoga to deal with the effects of the virus. Instances of yoga sessions conducted by doctors and nurses in the hospitals appeared everywhere. The Prime Minister noted experts are stressing the importance of breathing exercises like pranayama and anulom-vilom for strengthening our respiratory system. We must make efforts to ensure reach of yoga in every corner of the world, he said.