The Mata Amritanandamayi Math, the youth wing of Ayudh Thiruvananthapuram unit and Lulu Mall here jointly celebrated International Yoga Day on Tuesday.
Many schools and colleges organised special sessions for yoga day.
Over 500 people, mostly college students, participated in the mass yoga session at the Parade Ground, Fort Kochi, from 5am to 8.30am.
But, this Tuesday, on the occasion of International Yoga Day, Chennaiites took a break to focus on achieving mindful bliss.
VIT-AP marked the International Yoga Day on Tuesday at its Rock Plaza, Amaravati campus with dozens of yoga enthusiasts.
Minister for Health Vidadala Rajani said yoga enhances physical and mental health.
Introducing yoga in the global market and making youth understand the benefits and implementation of yoga in recreational zones like spas and cruise ships are also highlighted.
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Speaking on the occasion, TNIE Deputy Manager Manda Krishna Murthy said, Yoga leads to strong willpower and good health.
Similarly, International Yoga Day was celebrated in Koraput by various government and private organisations.
A large number of women from different parts of Hyderabad took part in the event marking International Yoga Day at Parade Ground in Secunderabad on Tuesday.
In the list of practices that can help improve mental well-being and quieten the mind, Yoga remains at the top for its effectiveness and therapeutic nature.
"That is how yoga can connect the people and countries, and how yoga can become a problem solver for all of us," he said on International Yoga Day celebrations from Mysure Palace.
Transport Minister Antony Raju will preside over and Health Minister Veena George will deliver the keynote address.
The Central Muslim Association, which claims to be the custodian of the Wakf land, said that in its internal meeting, they rejected the proposal.
In a jam-packed schedule stretching for 20 hours with a few breaks, PM Modi to take part in 10 key programmes in Bengaluru on Monday.
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Three Union Ministers are slated to perform yoga at the three spots - Srimandir at Puri, Sun temple at Konark and Tampara lake in Ganjam during the ceremony.
As the countdown has begun for the International Yoga Day, Mysuru Palace is decked up to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will take part in the event on Tuesday morning.
He will take part in the inauguration and a foundation-laying ceremony in the Indian Institute of Science and inaugurate Ambedkar School of Economics, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Doordarshan (DD) India, international channels of Prasar Bharti, has planned seven-hour long mammoth coverage of Yoga Day celebrations being held at 80 iconic locations across the globe on June21.