Sports Fraternity Celebrates International Yoga Day
Leading sporting personalities like Harbhajan Singh and Mohammad Kaif took to twitter to mark International Yoga Day.
- June 21 is celebrated as International Yoga Day
- Several sporting personalities took to social media to mark the occasion
- They put up photos and videos of themselves doing yoga
Several leading sports stars in India took to Twitter to mark the occasion of International Yoga Day on Sunday. From cricketers like Harbhajan Singh and Shreyas Iyer to the Indian football team and boxers like Lovlina Borgohain and Jamuna Boro, several sporting personalities wished their fans on the day and shared photos and videos of them doing different 'asanas'. The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014.
"In these dark, difficult times, we are all looking for positivity. Yoga gives us mental & physical health, ensuring we stay fit on the inside & the outside. Let's work towards developing a healthy body and healthier mind," former India batsman Yuvraj Singh tweeted.
"Yoga is life," tweeted Harbhajan Singh along with a photo of his family doing yoga.
"Celebrating yoga and music day with my partner in crime, who has her own style of meditation," tweeted Shreyas Iyer, along with a photo of him and his pet dog.
"Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Mind. Body. Spirit," tweeted former India batsman Mohammad Kaif.
"Be steadfast in yoga, O Arjuna. Perform your duty and abandon all attachment to success or failure. Such evenness of mind is called yoga," tweeted former India pacer RP Singh, who is now part of the BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee.
In these dark, difficult times, we are all looking for positivity. Yoga gives us mental & physical health, ensuring we stay fit on the inside & the outside. Let's work towards developing a healthy body and healthier mind. Stay Home, Stay Safe #InternationalYogaDay pic.twitter.com/M5rOpZUhIP— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 21, 2020
Be steadfast in yoga, O Arjuna. Perform your duty and abandon all attachment to success or failure. Such evenness of mind is called yoga. #internationalyogaday #internationalyogaday2020 pic.twitter.com/XOmsDXp57I— R P Singh (@rpsingh) June 21, 2020
"Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self."— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) June 21, 2020
Celebrating #InternationalYogaDay ft. @choudharyfar8!#IndianFootball #BackTheBlue #BlueTigers #YogaDay2020 #MyLifeMyYoga pic.twitter.com/AeOl2O2sA9
yoga is the journey of the self to the self through the self.— Lovlina Borgohain (@LovlinaBorgohai) June 21, 2020
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAYpic.twitter.com/lox0ZQjVol
calm is a super power HAPPY INTERNATIONAL YOGA dAY pic.twitter.com/81Ozh2Ys7J— Jamunaboro (@Jamunaboro1) June 21, 2020
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain tweeted "yoga is the journey of the self to the self through the self."
Fellow pugilist Jamuna Boro wrote "calm is a super power HAPPY INTERNATIONAL YOGA dAY."