Yoga Mahotsav organised at Purana Qila

OV Digital Desk

In celebration of International Day of Yoga 2022, the Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) held a yoga Mahotsav today at Purana Qila, New Delhi. It was meant to instil the value of cultural wellness in the people.

More than 500 people attended, including officials from the Culture Ministry and foreign delegates from more than 40 countries.

The event started with Reciting of Saraswati Vandana followed by a session of Yoga by instructors from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga.

Smt Meenakshi Lekhi said yoga is the key to a healthy and active life. Additionally, she said that yoga has spread far and wide even at the global level thanks to PM Shri Narendra Modi.

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She talked about how yoga leads to a flexible body, mind and ethos. Ms Lekhi talked about the importance of yoga and connecting with nature to be flexible.

Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal said Yoga keeps body, mind, intellect, and soul together. Union Minister Arvind Kejriwal also urged people to celebrate International Day of Yoga on 21st June by practicing yoga and sharing its benefits.

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