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International Yoga Day

In a recent speech to the United Nations India’s prime minister Narendra Modi suggested starting an International Yoga Day. India officially gave the proposal. 175 countries supported it.

21st June every year has been declared by United Nations as International Yoga Day. 

Per Swami Veda Bharati, "all our initiators, teachers, centres should plan something each year."

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Here is a link to an article in the NY Times that includes a video of Prime Minister Modi giving his speech: http://www.nytimes.com/news/un-general-assembly/2014/09/27/narendra-modi-in-u-n-speech-inserts-india-into-terrorism-fight/?_r=0

And a link to an article "UN proclaims International Day of Yoga": http://news.yahoo.com/un-proclaims-international-day-yoga-223701111.html