Indian PM Narendra Modi imitated International Yoga Day (IYD), choosing June 21st as it falls on the longest day in the year, the summer solstice, the day upon which Lord Shiva is said to have started teaching yoga to mankind. Floating the idea at the UN’s General Assembly, a record number of 175 nations co-sponsored the resolution and the first IYD took place last year.
In New Delhi alone, the first International Yoga Day saw nearly 36,000 people from 84 nations performing 21 asanas for 35 minutes, making two Guinness World Records. And encouraging millions more to joined them, some first-timers, from across the world.
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Through his satsang talks, Balinese spiritual teacher Acharya Vibhakarananda Avadhuta (Dada), provides an opportunity to do just that. To feel yourself rise above the cares of the week, absorb the calming energy of the natural world around you, and deepen your understanding of what it means to live with the spirit of love, harmony and human progress.