When is International Yoga Day 2021?

International Yoga Day 2021 will be celebrated on Monday, June 21.

International Yoga Day 2021 Theme

The theme of International Yoga Day 2021 is “Yoga for well being”.

The theme is relevant in today’s situation when the world is suffering from coronavirus. It gives a message that in practicing yoga lies our good health and the strength to fight coronavirus.

Yoga Day 2021 in India

Yoga Day 2021 in India will be observed on the same day as the International Yoga Day on Monday, June 21.

International Yoga Day 2021 Competition

The Ministry of Ayush has organized a Jingle competition as a part of the International Yoga Day 2021 celebrations, with a prize amount of INR 25000.

Open for all age groups the competition encourages the participants to come up with a 25-30 seconds script relevant to the International Yoga Day. All the languages as per the eighth schedule of the Indian Constitution along with English are permitted for the competition.

Following are the few basic requirements that the jingle is expected to meet –

  • It should be relevant to the topic and promote International Yoga Day.
  • Encourage large participation in yoga by family and friends.
  • May highlight the advantages of regular yoga practice.
  • It may encourage yoga as an immunity booster to fight against coronavirus.

To know more about Yoga and the initiatives taken by the Ayush Ministry for its promotion, you can follow the link – https://yoga.ayush.gov.in/

International Yoga Day 2021 Competition pdf Download.

International Yoga Day 2021 Protocol

The common yoga protocol has been designed for the masses to reap all the benefits of yoga. Designed with a consensus of experts from the field, it’s objective is to create public awareness for yoga.

Comprising of day to day yoga practices, it helps the masses attain peace, harmony and well being.

International Day of Yoga 2021 – Common Yoga Protocol

Enjoy the videos below by clicking on the links and reap the benefits of yoga –

International Day of Yoga 2021 ǀ Common Yoga Protocol Hindi

International Day of Yoga 2021 ǀ Common Yoga Protocol English

International Yoga Day 2021 Certificate

The Yoga certification board under the Ministry of Ayush is giving free yoga certificates to eligible and interested people. Watch the video for more details.

International Yoga Day 2021 Quotes, Messages, Wishes

Yoga is a journey of the self, through the self, to the self.”

“Yoga takes you on a journey to your soul”.

“Yoga is like music to your soul”

“With yoga you are able to discover yourself and know who you really are.”

“Yoga adds beauty to your mind, body and soul”

“Yoga is a self motivation to be practiced every day.”


International Yoga Day 2021 FAQs

1) When will be International Yoga Day 2021 celebrated?

Ans – International Yoga Day 2021 will be celebrated on Monday 21st June.

2) What is the theme of International Yoga Day 2021?

Ans – This year’s theme of the International Yoga Day is “Yoga for well being”.

3) When was the first International Yoga Day celebrated in India?

Ans – The first International Yoga Day was celebrated in India on June 21, 2015.

4) WHO declared International Yoga Day?

Ans – On 11th December 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) passed a resolution 69/131 proclaiming June 21, as International Day of Yoga.

5) Who is known as the father of yoga?

Ans – An Indian Yogi and yoga teacher, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (18 November 1888 – 28 February 1989) is referred to as the father of the modern India yoga.

6) Why is 21st June International Yoga Day?

Ans – While proposing the date in the United Nation, the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi contested that the day was the longest in the mass northern hemisphere and also has special significance.

7) How many UN member countries celebrate the International Day of Yoga?

Ans – More that 175 countries of the world celebrate International Day of Yoga.

8) Which city is called the yoga capital of the world?

Ans – Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand is called the yogal capital of the world.

9) Which yoga is the king of yoga?

Ans – Salamba Shirsasana or yoga head stand is known as the king of yoga.

10) What are the two Guinness World Records have been set during the first International Day of Yoga?

Ans – The event at Rajpath, New Delhi has the honor of two Guinness World Records –

Largest yoga class with 35,958 participants and the largest number of participating nationalities from 84 nations.

Essay on importance of yoga in modern life

10 Lines on International Day of Yoga

Short and long essay on fitness beats pandemic in English

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