Indian Consulate marks third International Yoga Day in US

Indian authorities within the country and outside are all set to celebrate the International Day of Yoga, officials said Tuesday.

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be reaching Lucknow this afternoon on his two days' visit to state capital".

The Consulate will hold its flagship Yoga event "Recharge at Battery Park" in the city on Monday during which several Yoga sessions will be conducted by leading practitioners.

"Our message is to take yoga to the world".

This year, the United Nations will also issue special stamps commemorating Yoga Day.

Reports said the rehearsals for the day have already began and were going on in full swung on all the designated places within and outside India. This would be the third global yoga day function, after being organised in Delhi and Chandigarh.

Das will also attend yoga celebrations at Times Square on Wednesday where thousands of people descend on one of the most iconic American destinations and practice yoga.

Chef de Cabinet of the UN Secretary General Maria Luiza Ribeiro and President of the General Assembly Ambassador Peter Thomson are special guests on the occasion.

Speakers at the event will include Kher, World Health Organisation Executive Director Nata Menabde, Swami Chidanand Saraswati and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, former National Football League athlete turned yogi Keith Mitchell, Bluechip Marketing Worldwide CEO Stanton Kawer and Swami Sivadasananda. The information will subsequently be visible on the website of the Department of Science and Technology. Speakers at the event will include Kher, World Health Organisation Executive Director Nata Menabde, Swami Chidanand Saraswati and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Former NFL athlete turned yogi Keith Mitchell, Bluechip Marketing Worldwide CEO Stanton Kawer and Swami Sivadasananda.

Altre Notizie