|500 Yoga practitioners respond to International Day of Yoga 2022 in Binh Thuan (Photo: VOV)
Focusing on "Yoga for humanity", the Government of India, the country where this practice originated about 5,000 years ago, has introduced valuable activities for people with special backgrounds, particularly transgender people, women, and children.
In the US, hundreds of people attended a yoga session in front of the Washington Monument on June 18. Other Yoga programs have also been held by five Indian Consulates in the US.
The Consulate General of India in Hamburg, Germany, organized Yoga at the City Hall on Tuesday.
The Sivananda World Peace Foundation (SWPF) in South Africa has set a world record for the largest-scale yoga performance on a floating stage in the Indian Ocean, off Richards Bay, the deepest natural bay in Africa.