Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning mentioned that pranayama – the observe of breath management in yoga – can “assist enhance immunity” as he addressed the nation to mark the Worldwide Yoga Day amid a spike in coronavirus instances throughout the nation.
“COVID-19 assaults our respiratory system. Pranayama assist us strengthen our respiratory system. There are numerous types of pranayama,” PM Modi mentioned as we speak.
“Numerous coronavirus sufferers internationally are benefiting attributable to yoga. It offers us the arrogance to wrestle throughout tough instances and emerge victorious. Yoga offers us bodily energy and peace of thoughts,” he added.
For the primary time because it was instituted on June 21, 2015, coinciding with the Summer season Solstice every year, Yoga Day has gone digital this yr. This yr’s theme is “Yoga at House and Yoga with Household”.
Union House Minister Amit Shah was among the many first leaders this morning to tweet on Worldwide Yoga Day. “Yoga is a method of building concord between physique and thoughts, thought course of and work, humanity and nature… This treasured reward of Indian tradition to the complete humanity has obtained international acceptance attributable to Modi ji’s efforts… World has embraced yoga,” he tweeted.