Addressing the nation on the seventh International Yoga Day on Monday, Modi stated yoga proved to be a supply of power and poise to the folks in the course of the pandemic. Whereas it was simple for nations to overlook Yoga Day in the course of the pandemic as it isn’t intrinsic to their tradition and no occasions have been organised within the final two years to advertise, the passion for it has not diminished globally.
“Considered one of key ingredient of yoga is fortitude within the face of adversity. When pandemic appeared, nobody was prepared from the perspective of capabilities, sources or psychological toughness. Yoga helped folks to muster confidence and power to struggle the pandemic the world over,” Modi stated. The theme for this 12 months was ‘Yoga for wellness’.
Widespread folks, docs and nurses did yoga to take care of the consequences of the virus. Situations of yoga classes carried out by docs and nurses within the hospitals appeared in all places, Modi stated. Respiratory workouts like pranayama and anulom-vilom have helped in strengthening the respiratory system and this has been acknowledged by docs and consultants, Modi stated.
He additionally launched m-Yoga App which could have movies of yoga coaching in numerous worldwide languages primarily based on the frequent yoga protocol. “It’s also a terrific instance of the fusion of recent expertise and historic science. I’m certain the m-Yoga App will play a giant position in increasing yoga throughout the globe and in making the efforts of ‘one world, one well being’ successful,” he stated.
He additionally known as upon yoga acharyas and pracharaks to unfold its advantages. Modi invoked the Gita, and phrases of poets Thiruvalluvar and Rabindranath Tagore.