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International Yoga Day Summit
June 21, 2015
Celebrating the First-Ever International Yoga Day
Know Yoga. Know Peace. No Yoga. No Peace.
One World, One Word: Yoga
Join us for the International Yoga Day Summit! Join Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji with renowned saints, yogis and experts including Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. Vandana Shiva on this historic online global summit Summit being organized by Uplift Connect and the Shift Network.
Register today at: www.yogadaysummit.com
Background on International Yoga Day’s Historic Declaration:
The United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga on Dec 11, 2014.
Addressing the UN General Assembly on 27 September 2014, the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi had said: “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; 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 yourself, the world and the nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help us deal with climate change. Let us work towards adopting an International Yoga Day.” On Dec 11, India’s Permanent Representative introduced the draft resolution in UNGA. The draft text received broad support from 177 Member States, including USA, and the draft text was adopted without a vote. Hence, June 21, 2015 is the first International Day of Yoga.