Inaugural International Yoga Day draws millions around the world to celebrate the ancient spiritual practice
- In India, PM Narendra Modi joined 37,000 in Rajpath in New Delhi for 1.5 hours of asanas.
- An estimated 200 million from 192 countries took part in events around the world that followed the rising of the sun, including politicians, military units, and other public workers.
- Despite some pushback from Muslim leaders in the country and the ongoing holy month of Ramadan, India’s events saw many Muslims joining in the festivities.
“It marks a new era of training of human mind for peace and harmony.”
Read the full story at the Times of India.