International day of Yoga: Spiritual leader and Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev (commonly known as Sadhguru) led a yoga session at the UN.
In his message Sadhguru appreciated revolutionary step taken by UN to transform the world
“Its truely revolutionary for United Nations organisation to take up Yoga as a way of bringing transformation in the world. Because without transforming indvidual human beings, there is no way to transformed the world. This effort to take yoga to every human being on the planet is about fulfilling the human longing for health, well being through a logically correct and scientifically verifyable system called yoga” said Sadhguru
Spreading awarness about Yoga in the world Sadhguru said “No Yoga, No Life! Know Yoga, Know Life!”
Stating that Yoga is not an Indian thing, Sadhguru tweeted:
International day of Yoga : Yoga is not an Indian thing. If you think that, then you must think gravity is European: #SadhguruAtUN
A special Live interactive video stream with Sadhguru on Facebook is scheduled at 5 PM on the occasion of the International Day of Yoga 2016. Sadhguru will answer questions live, celebrating this with the international yoga community
To participate you can follow the mentioned steps:
1. RSVP to join the live video stream via this Facebook event
2. If there are questions that you would like to ask Sadhguru you can post them in advance on the discussion tab of this event page.
3. Watch the video stream on Sadhguru’s Facebook Page at 5:00 p.m. EDT on June 21st
The first International Yoga Day was commemorated at the UN with aplomb last year, with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj leading the celebrations along with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.