Russia aims to achieve 'a healthy mind in healthy body' on International Yoga Day
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 21-Jun-2017

Moscow, June 21: Yoga-the great art of living, is celebrated everywhere.  India has gifted the world the invaluable ‘Yoga’. Yoga is not mere asana or exercise but it teaches how to live a balanced life. This art is more than 10,000 years old. This way of living that aims towards 'a healthy mind in a healthy body'.  Today is the International Yoga day and along with India, the whole world is celebrating Yoga today. Russia, the long-term friend of India is also celebrating the day in different corners of the country.

Russia has started celebrating Yoga day from 18th June. "Altair" Russian-Indian friendship society organized on the bank of Ussuri River. More than 50 people gathered on 1st day itself. Starting from Suria Namaskar, they practiced Shavasana practice, Tibetan meditation.  

Everyone was happy to become a part of such memorable event. All Regional governments extended their support to celebrate the event on the 2nd day of the event also.

In Kirov, Kurgan Oblast, Belgorod Oblast, Saratov Russian citizens celebrated Yoga day yesterday. They opened to themselves and to all those present in the events for all the new facets of yoga, which, apparently, will open endlessly.