Indian High Commission To Celebrate Yoga On June 21
The International Day for yoga will be celebrated on June 21.
The director for Indian Cultural Centre, Kishan Lal Kanojik, said; “The United Nations General Assembly has declared 21st June 2015 as International Day for yoga.”
The main purpose behind the celebration is to let the world understand the benefits and importance of yoga, he said.
“The High Commission of India in Suva will be organising International Day for yoga in Fiji with its six accredited countries – Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Tong, Tuvalu and Vanuatu,’ he said.
The event is expected to include items like pre-selected yoga exercises by participants, light yoga exercise and mudras – a symbolic hand gesture used in Hindu and Buddhist ceremonies and statuary, and in Indian dance – under the expert guidance of a yoga expert he said. The High Commission of India is organising the main event in Lautoka at the Girmit Centre where a large number of people are expected to take part.