International Yoga Day 2018: All you need to know

India gears up to celebrate 4th International Yoga Day

The students of Anjuman-e Islam High School practice Yoga in their school ahead of International Yoga Day

Addressing a large gathering on the occasion of International Yoga Day, Modi said that yoga has shown the world the way from "illness to wellness" and enriching lives across the globe.

Applications for the same are being invited from the Yoga professionals from every nook and corner of the world in order to provide them with the finest experience of Yoga from the state of Yoga's birthplace who will also be a part of the Yoga drill which will be conducted on IDY 2018.

He said the way to lead a calm, creative and content life was Yoga.

"Yoga Day is also being celebrated in Islamic countries of the world, but the West Bengal government is politicising everything", he said. Yoga is an ancient Indian tradition, but it doesn't belong to India alone.

Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday performed Yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts at the Forest Research Institute campus here, saying the ancient Indian discipline has emerged as the most powerful unifying force in a strife-torn world.

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Two years ago, the influential Mizoram Kohhran Hruaitute Committee, which is a conglomerate of 15 major churches, had boycotted the celebration saying yoga is "dipped in Hinduism".

Theresa Ugalahia, one of the few certified psychiatrists in Nigeria, said people are beginning to appreciate the benefits of the practice in the country.

"Delighted that Yoga has become so popular in China".

Yoga includes stretching and bending of body besides doing breathing exercises aimed at transforming body and mind.

At least 5,000 events big and small took place across India, but the largest was expected to be in Mysore in the south with more than 60,000 taking part, according to organisers.

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To make the event more relatable to the audiences in the UAE, Saba Khan, founder of House of Nature, a holistic alternative medicine and natural therapy in Abu Dhabi, has created a special Arabic Fusion Yoga. He said that Yoga is healing people instead of increasing their sufferings.

Nepalese Consul General Revati Podal said it was his third year in row to participate in yoga day here in Jeddah.

"We know that Nitish Kumar is a yoga enthusiast".

Today, people all over the world have come to look upon yoga as something which belongs to them, Mr. Modi said. In a distracted world, it helps focus. "Yoga should be a general recommendation as part of the rehabilitation therapy for drug addicts who seek a high by consuming unsafe substances, a high that yoga can give them by enhancing euphoric hormones", she said.

The resolution achieved much support and was quickly passed, with June 21, 2015 slated as the inaugural International Yoga Day.

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