Of Yoga, Yogis, and Yoga Day

Of Yoga, Yogis, and Yoga Day
Mumbai, June 20th 2020

Tomorrow the world will celebrate its sixth International Day of Yoga. A resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in 2014, with a record backing of 175 countries, resulted in observing 21 June as the International Day of Yoga. Also popularly known as Yoga Day, every summer solstice is awaited eagerly by millions of yoga enthusiasts across the world.

What’s behind this phenomenal interest in yoga? Let’s first understand what yoga is...