Colombo, June 12 (BAN/ AD): 'International Day of Yoga' the resolution adopted by United Nations General Assembly in 2014, piloted by India declared June 21 each year as the 'International Day of Yoga'. 170 nations had supported with Sri Lanka being one of the first co-sponsors of the Resolution.
Since 2015 International Day of Yoga has been celebrated throughout the country with participation of thousands of yoga enthusiasts. This year, a mega public event would be held to celebrate 5th International Day of Yoga, on Saturday, 15th June from 6am at the Independence Square Park.
The partners of event are Ministry of Culture, Govt. Of Sri Lanka, Tata Motors and eminent Yoga institutes of Sri Lanka such as Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Ram Krishna Mission, Astanka Yoga Mandir, Sethsada Yoga, Hatha Yoga Centre, Kriya Babaji Yoga Aranyam, Dhamya Yoga, Institute of Human Excellence, Brahma Kumari Raja Yoga Centre, The Art of Living, My Yoga Lounge, Sakthi Anand Yoga School (Batticaloa), Adhi Yogam, Arogya Anahata Yoga,Samskruti Patanjali Yoga Centre and Rhythmic Yoga.
The event is free for all and everyone are invited for a special session of yoga, pranayama and meditation. Participants are requested to bring Yoga mats along with them. The High Commission of India will be giving participation certificate to all by.
Participants are requested to register at email:firstname.lastname@example.org. For further details contact the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Colombo on telephone no: 2684698.