International Day of Yoga 2022: The Ministry of Ayush and the Government of Karnataka are geared up to celebrate the 8th edition of the International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2022 at Mysuru Palace in Mysuru. This year’s theme is ‘Yoga for Humanity’.
Over 15,000 participants are expected to join the Prime Minister to perform yoga. Apart from this several crore people are expected to participate in various IDY 2022 programs organised across India the rest of the world, a government release said.
Governor of Karnataka Thaawarchand Gehlot, Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai and Union Minister for Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal will also will also perform at the main Mysuru yoga event.
An estimated 25 crore people will likely participate on International Day of Yoga 2022 celebrations across the world, the government release claimed.
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This year International Day of Yoga 2022 will see many firsts, the ‘Guardian ring’, yoga demonstration by Union cabinet ministers at 75 iconic locations in India as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
And a special digital yoga and static exhibition in Mysuru Dussera Grounds will also be organised showcasing the history and wisdom of Yoga using latest technologies like Virtual Reality (VR). The static exhibition consists of 146 stalls which have been taken up by yoga institutions, and Ayush institutions which are under the ambit of the Government of Karnataka and the Government of India.
In Guardian Ring program, yoga demonstration will stream live in 16 different time zones, will be aired live on DD India from 3 am to 10 pm (Indian time). Starting from Fiji in east it will move westward and end in San Francisco.
“It’s after two tumultuous years of the pandemic, that we are now celebrating IDY in offline mode. The enthusiasm and excitement, which has been created through 100 days, 100 organisations, 100 cities campaign, will lead to record participation not only in India but across the world,” Sonowal said.
“The enthusiasm and excitement created through 100 days campaign will lead to record participation in IDY 2022,” he added.