International Yoga Day At the United Nations
On the occasion of the 3rd International Day of Yoga, a two day event was organized by the United Nations in which the first day a large event entitled “Yoga with Yoga Masters” was led by by HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Founder and Chairman of Divine Shakti Foundation (DSF), and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji, President of DSF, and brought together diplomats and dignitaries, organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and hosted by the Ambassador to the United Nations, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati led a historic International Yoga Day event with top yoga teachers Seane Corn, Sharon Gannon and also Prince Ea,and Jai Uttal.
The second day, at the ECOSOC Chambers at the United Nations with a distinguished panel of speakers held an inspiring conversation on Yoga for Health, led by Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji, at the ECOSOC Chambers at the United Nations. During the end Pujya Swamiji and Sadhviji led a beautiful pledge of oneness, inspiring everyone, including Anupam Kherji, Dr Nata Menabde, Executive Director of the World Health Organization, and the Ambassador of India to the UN, Mr Syed Akbaruddin, to take Yoga from global to local, starting in their own lives and with their own self. All of those present in the prestigious ECOSOC chamber, including heads of statet, ambassadors, heads of various government and non-government organizations, all raised their hands to join in the pledge.