Take pride in your legacy then only world will accept our legacy: PM on Yoga Day
The international yoga day was celebrated by prime minister Modi in Dehradun the capital city of Uttarakhand. PM choose ‘Forest Research institute (FRI)’ situated in beautiful scenic location in the city. The nation witness 4th International Yoga day.
Prime minister in his keynote address said that yoga is all around from Dehradun to Dublin, Shanghai to Chicago, Jakarta to Johannesburg, Tokyo to Toronto, Stockholm to Sao Paulo, Yoga has become a positive influence in the lives of millions.
PM said when divisive powers gain prominence then it leads to disintegration. It leads to division among the people, division among the societies and division among the countries. When there is a division in the society then it leads to discord within the family and the person breaks down from inside and tension in life continues to grow. Yoga helps to maintain balance amidst this disintegration, it does the job of uniting us. Yoga brings about peace in this modern fast paced life by combining the body, mind, spirit and soul. It brings about peace in the family by uniting the person with the family. It brings about a harmony in the society by making the family sensitive towards society.
Prime minister said we should take pride in our legacy, then the world too will not hesitate in accepting those qualities. Today, Yoga has proved this thing that as India has once again attached itself to the power of Yoga. Similarly, the world too has started attaching itself with the Yoga. Yoga has become one of the most powerful unifying forces in the world.
Yoga has become one of the biggest mass movements in the quest for good health and well-being. Yoga have the perfect solution to the problems we face, either as individuals or in our society. More people practicing Yoga means the world needs more people to teach it. Over the last three years many individuals are teaching Yoga, new institutions are being set up and even technology is connecting people to Yoga.
Propasal for Yoga Day was moved in the United Nation and maximum number of countries in the world co-sponsored this motion. This motion was approved in the least time.
A report stated 18 million people all over the world die due to heart-related diseases. About 1.6 million people lose the fight against diabetes. The way to lead a calm, creative and content life is Yoga. It can show the way in defeating tensions and mindless anxiety. Instead of increasing suffering, Yoga heals.
Studies conducted by Coventry University and Radboud University that Yoga not only provides relief to our bodies but it can also reverse those molecular reactions taking place in our DNA that cause illness and depression. We can protect ourselves from several diseases in addition to having a good heath if we daily practice the poses and breathing exercise of Yoga. Regular practice of Yoga has a direct bearing on the medical expenses of any family.
PM Modi on his visit to Uttarakhand said this holy land of Devbhoomi is the land of mother Ganges, four holy shrines where Adi Shankracharya and Swami Vivekanand also came several times. Even a common man gets a unique diving feeling when he visits this place. There is an incredible spirit, vibrations and magnetic power in this holy land. , Uttarakhand has been the main centre for Yoga for several decades. These mountains of Uttarakhand spontaneously inspire us for Yoga and Ayurveda. He also congratulated Uttarakhand government for the event.