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On December 11, 2014, the United Nations acknowledged the importance of this gift, declaring June 21st as International Yoga Day. The announcement came after India’s Prime Minister Modi’s request in his inaugural address to the UN on September 27 – a resolution co-sponsored by 175 nations, the highest number on any resolution of this kind.
Yogis, gurus, and many prominent individuals came forward in support of the day of Yoga:
In support of this unique spirit displayed by the international community, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) is organizing events at various locations nationwide to promote yoga and its many benefits.
“Yoga is an invaluable gift of our ancient tradition. It is not about exercise, it’s a path through which an individual can discover his sense of oneness with nature. It embodies unity, unity of the mind and the body, thought and action, restraint and fulfilment.”