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Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Appealing to people to take yoga to all sections of society, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said yoga is above everything, as he performed various asanas with around 40,000 enthusiasts at the Prabhat Tara ground here to mark the fifth International Day of Yoga. PM Modi also urged people to make yoga an integral part of life.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 21 June 2019, 10:18:47 AM
Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Appealing to people to take yoga to all sections of society, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said yoga is above everything, as he performed various asanas with around 40,000 enthusiasts at the Prabhat Tara ground here to mark the fifth International Day of Yoga. PM Modi also urged people to make yoga an integral part of life. (Image: PIB Twitter)
Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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"We should make efforts to take yoga from cities to villages and tribal areas. Yoga is above religion, caste, colour, gender and region, it is above everything," PM Modi said. (Image: PIB Twitter)
Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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"It (yoga) is constant and evolving for centuries. The essence of yoga has been stable and remained the same -- healthy body, stable mind, spirit of oneness. Yoga has provided a perfect blend of knowledge, karma and bhakti," the prime minister said. (Image: PIB Twitter)
Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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PM Modi also said the government has been working to make yoga a pillar of preventive healthcare. (Image: PIB Twitter)
Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Yoga is above everything, integral part of life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Expressing concern that young people are becoming vulnerable to heart ailments, PM Modi said, "Yoga can play a huge role in tackling the issue and hence, this year's theme is 'Yoga for Heart'." (Image: PIB Twitter)