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Karnataka | Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Mysuru Palace Ground where he will perform Yoga, along with others, on #InternationalDayOfYoga

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, CM Basavaraj Bommai and others are also present here. ImageImageImageImage
I extend my greetings to all on this 8th #InternationalYogaDay. Today, Yoga is being practiced in all parts of the world. Yoga brings peace for us. The peace from Yoga is not only for individuals, it brings peace to our nations and the world: PM Modi ImageImage
This whole universe starts from our own body and soul. The universe starts from us. And, Yoga makes us conscious of everything within us and builds a sense of awareness: PM Narendra Modi on #InternationalYogaDay Image
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An inspirational #MannKiBaat today:

-PM exhorted all to participate enthusiastically during 8th #InternationalYogaDay.

Celebrating Yoga for Humanity with the ‘Guardian Ring’, the Sun will be welcomed around the world with Indian Missions organizing Yoga programs at sunrise.
PM recalled meeting a friend of India,Hiroshi Koike in Japan.

His Mahabharata project that has been going on for 9 years &performed in 9 countries including India,Cambodia &Indonesia. It has involved performers from Indonesia, Thailand,Malaysia &Japan.

PM also narrated his meeting with Atsushi Matsuo-ji and Kenji Yoshi-ji of TEM in Japan.

Their much acclaimed 1993 animation film on Ramayana is now being re-mastered in 4K.
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For those who think Yoga is just about stretching exercises or breathing exercises.

Well that’s just the Tip of the Iceberg

There are 8 Aspects or Limbs of Yoga.

#InternationalDayOfYoga #InternationalYogaDay

1) YAMA – Restraints, moral disciplines or moral vows

The first limb, Yama, refers to vows, disciplines or practices.

5 Yamas:
•Ahimsa- non-violence
•Satya -truthfulness
•Asteya -non-stealing
•Brahmacharya -right use of energy
•Aparigraha -non-greed/ non-hoarding
2) NIYAMA – Positive duties or observances refers to duties directed towards ourselves,

5 Niyamas: 
•saucha -cleanliness
•santosha -contentment), 
•tapas -discipline or burning of desire), 
•svadhyaya -self-reflection
•isvarapranidaha -surrender to a higher power
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Yoga in Sanskrit is ‘Yuj’ which means to unite or to join. During yoga, the body and mind unite to form a single unit, along with the presence of the soul. The whole body acts like one. Yoga in Bhagwad Gita is said to be in equanimity. It is the ability to control and stay calm
in every situation in life. In the yogic culture, Shiva is not known as a god, but as the Adiyogi or the first yogi – the originator of yoga. He was the one who first put this seed into the human mind. Adiyogi, transmitted yoga to the Sapta Rishis or the seven sages many
thousands of years ago. He found it was too difficult to put everything he knew into one person, so he chose seven people and put different aspects of yoga into them.
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✳ Some Of The Key Achievements Of
@narendramodi Led NDA Government For Last 7 Years: Part II

121. Nod For Real Estate & Infrastructure Investment Trusts,With Tax Benefits.Cabinet Nod For 100 Smart Cities Project
122. Decision Of Disbanding Various Ministerial Groups For Faster Decision Making
123. Single Window Schemes For Various Clearances For Steel,Coal & Power Projects
124. Warehouse Infrastructure Fund With ₹5000 Crores Corpus To Increase Shelf Life Of Farmers Produce
125. Successful Conclusion Of Auctions For Telecom Spectrum For Mobile Telephony,Broadband
126. Gave Benefits Of 7th Pay Commission To GOI Employees
127. Completely Changed Face Of Online Public Grievances Portal ;Speedier Complaint Resolution
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Sanatan Dharma – A religion based on science

Ancient India, the land of Vedas and Upanishads. The land of culture, traditions, purity of thoughts and a religion that is based on science. Fasting, celebrations, festivals, even our daily routine is based on science. Image
Let me point a few things that we follow that are considered religious but are based on science. Our sages entwined science into religion in such a way that a common man can follow scientific rules to stay healthy.

Toran: Main entrance decorated with Mango, Neem and Ashoka Image
leaves that were put to purify the air. It served two purposes, decoration and purification. A normal daily ritual that was based on science.
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Bahr al hayat is the earliest text which illustrated #Yoga asanas.
Because gurus traditionally taught yoga orally and directly to their disciples, Hindu treatises only tersely describe asanas.

The earliest extant manuscript with illustrated asanas, the Ocean of Life (Bahr al-hayat), dates from the turn of the 17th c
None of its asanas are taught in any earlier Sanskrit text, and their descriptions are more detailed than those in other Sanskrit treatises written over the next century. The illustrated treatise was produced in the context of an Indo-Islamic court.
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“ What is called renunciation is the same as yoga, or linking oneself with the supreme, for no one can become a yogi unless he renounces the desire for sense gratification.”(Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta)
The word Yoga means“to join”.
To join the one's aatma to Paramatama
There are three main types of yoga for liberation-
1. Karma yoga- yoga of action
2. Bhakti yoga- yoga of devotion
3. Jnana yoga- path of knowledge
4. Raja yoga- control on mind
Karma yoga- karma yoga means to work in krishna consciousness, in the full bliss and knowledge of devotional service. One who works for the satisfaction of lord finds himself always in the transcidental bliss. Karma yoga is also known as buddhi yoga.
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अंतरराष्ट्रीय योग दिवस के अवसर पर, इस वर्ष की थीम- 'योग एट होम, योग विथ फैमिली' के अनुरूप उपराष्ट्रपति श्री एम वेंकैया नायडू तथा उनकी पत्नी श्रीमती ऊषम्मा ने आज सुबह उपराष्ट्रपति-भवन के लॉन में योगाभ्यास किया। #InternationalYogaDay
इस वर्ष कोविड-19 संक्रमण के मद्देनजर सुरक्षित दूरी रखते हुए भी योगाभ्यास करने की आवश्यकता को रेखांकित करने के लिए, 'योग एट होम- योग विद फैमिली' को अंतरराष्ट्रीय योग दिवस की थीम बनाया गया है। #InternationalYogaDay Image
इस अवसर पर अपने संदेश में उपराष्ट्रपति ने कहा कि लोगों के शारीरिक और मानसिक स्वास्थ्य में सुधार के लिए योग आवश्यक है।
उन्होंने देशवासियों से अपील की कि वे नियमित रूप से घर पर ही योग और ध्यान करें और स्वस्थ रहें। #InternationalYogaDay Image
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On #InternationalYogaDay, the Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu and his spouse Smt. Ushamma performed yoga on the lawns of Uparashtrapati Bhawan today, following the theme for the Yoga Day this year- 'Yoga at home and Yoga with family' .
This theme for the Yoga Day this year - 'Yoga at home and Yoga with family', reflects the need to maintain safe distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic. #InternationalYogaDay Image
In a message, the Vice President said Yoga helps in improving physical and mental well-being of an individual.
He appealed to all countrymen to do yoga & meditation at home regularly to keep fit and stay healthy.
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Today we are celebrating #InternationalYogaDay which is co-inciding with a major solar eclipse.We know #COVID19 is spreading like fire and it is not recommended to go out especially during eclipse time.During this time of crisis, #MEDITATION is the best method to celebrate the Image
auspicious gift of yoga & connecting with higher energies on eclipse. For people who are into mantra chanting,I will recommend to chant 'AUM NAMAH SHIVAYA'.

#SolarEclipse2020 #YogaDay2020 #Internationalyogaday2020 #YogaDay #YogaForAll #solareclipse #InternationalDayOfYoga2020
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అందరికీ అంతర్జాతీయ యోగా దినోత్సవ శుభాకాంక్షలు. ప్రపంచీకరణ కారణంగా జీవనశైలి మారుతున్న నేపథ్యంలో శారీరక, మానసిక ఆరోగ్యాన్ని కాపాడుకునేందుకు యోగా ఓ అద్భుతమైన సాధనం. ప్రతి ఒక్కరూ యోగాను తమ దైనందిన జీవితంలో భాగంగా మార్చుకుని ఆనందంగా ఉండాలని ఆకాంక్షిస్తున్నాను. #InternationalYogaDay Image
కరోనా మహమ్మారి నేపథ్యంలో.. శారీరక, మానసిక ఆరోగ్యంతోపాటు, రోగ నిరోధకశక్తిని పెంచుకునేందుకు యోగాభ్యాసం తప్పనిసరి. అందుకే ఈసారి అంతర్జాతీయ యోగా దినోత్సవానికి ‘ఇంటి వద్దే యోగా, కుటుంబంతో యోగా’ నినాదాన్ని ఇతివృత్తంగా నిర్ణయించారు. మీరు కూడా ఇళ్లలోనే యోగా చేయండి. ఆరోగ్యంగా ఉండండి.
వివేకానందుడు చెప్పినట్లు ఇనుప కండరాలు, ఉక్కు నరాలు, వజ్ర సంకల్పం ఉన్న యువత ఈ దేశానికి కావాలి. మన భారత సంప్రదాయ విధానమైన యోగ సాధన ద్వారానే యువతకు ఇవన్నీ సమకూరుతాయి. సమాజంలో శాంతి సామరస్యాలు, సుహృద్భావపూరిత వాతావరణం కూడా యోగాభ్యాసం ద్వారానే సాధ్యమని నేను విశ్వసిస్తున్నాను. #YogaDay Image
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युज्यते अनेन इति योगःI

I learnt Yoga at the age of 12 from Babuji, my father Late Shri Madan Mishra, a devout Yogi, in my village. I sharpened my skills through ‘योगाभ्यास’ under the light & guidance of many teachers subsequently. ImageImageImageImage
Yoga has helped me throughout school, college & later in public services. It ensures me maintain balance, focus, calm & composure and confidence. It’s a ‘रामबाण’ not only for one’s wholistic health but also helps in developing better immunity against diseases.
I had the great privilege of learning Yoga from @yogrishiramdev Ji, who has popularised Yoga among common masses. I was further blessed to learn Sambhavi Kriya from @SadhguruJV at Isha Foundation HQ in Coimbatore. ImageImageImageImage
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అంతర్జాతీయ యోగాదినోత్సవాన్ని పురస్కరించుకుని కరోనా నేపథ్యంలో శారీరక, మానసిక ఆరోగ్యం కోసం యోగాభ్యాసాన్ని జీవితంలో తప్పనిసరి చేసుకోవాల్సి అవసరాన్ని ప్రస్తావిస్తూ.. ‘మన అంత:శక్తిని మేల్కొలుపుదాం’ శీర్షికతో నేటి ఆంధ్రజ్యోతి పత్రికలో ప్రచురితమైన నా వ్యాసాన్ని చదవగలరు. #YogaDay2020 Image
యోగా అంటే సంయోగం లేదా సమైక్యం అని అర్థం. దాని భావంలోనే అది మౌలికంగా బుద్ధి, శరీరాల సుసంబద్ధమైన కలయిక సాధిస్తుందన్న విషయం మనకు స్పష్టమవుతుంది. సంతులనం, సమతూకం, సౌమ్యత, సమభావం, శాంతి, సామరస్యం మొదలైన లక్షణాలను ప్రతిఫలించే శాస్త్రం అది. #InternationalYogaDay
హృదయసంబంధిత సమస్యల నుంచి వెన్నునొప్పి వరకు ఎన్నో సమస్యలను నిరంతరం యోగాభ్యాసం ద్వారా నివారించవచ్చునని నిరూపితమైంది. కరోనా మహమ్మారి తన వికృతరూపాన్ని ప్రదర్శిస్తున్న ఈ సమయంలో వయసుతో సంబంధం లేకుండా ప్రతి ఒక్కరూ యోగా ద్వారా రోగనిరోధక శక్తిని పెంచుకోవచ్చు. #InternationalYogaDay
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कोरोना संक्रमण के इस दौर में योग जीवन में स्वास्थ्य, संतुलन और शांति ला सकता है।

अंतरराष्ट्रीय योग दिवस के अवसर पर मेरा आलेख हिन्दी दैनिक @NavbharatTimes में पढ़ें। #InternationalYogaDay… Image
अंतरराष्ट्रीय योग दिवस - 2020 की थीम है- "योग एट होम, योग विथ फैमिली"।

अकेलेपन और अनिश्चितता का समाधान करने का बहुत प्रभावी तरीका है योग।

बच्चों से ले कर बुजुर्गों तक, परिवार के सभी सदस्य योगाभ्यास कर सकते हैं। #InternationalYogaDay
योग जीवन शैली में संतुलन स्थापित करता है,
हमारी भावनाओं में संतुलन लाता है,
सुंदर शरीर और व्यक्तित्व में ओज लाता है।

गीता में भगवान कृष्ण ने अर्जुन से कहा भी है- "समत्वम् योग उच्चयते" अर्थात योग संतुलन प्रदान करता है। #InternationalYogaDay
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Yoga, a unique gift of India to the world is transforming millions of lives around the globe.

Read my article in @EconomicsTimes today. #InternationalYogaDay…
Yoga, a 5000 year old tradition, is not a mere workout... It is much more than that.

It is a science,
It is a philosophy,
Yoga is an approach to life.

Lord Krishna tells Arjuna in the
Gita - 'Samatvam Yoga Uchyate' (Yoga is Balance). #InternationalYogaDay
Yoga remains an incredibly simple but powerful instrument to prevent and control life style diseases.

It can be an effective solution for the high-level of stress that coronavirus pandemic has created in our lives. #InternationalYogaDay
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This thread will list down the 75 reasons why everyone should vote for @narendramodi and @BJP4India

Thanks to @muglikar_ and @IndiaPeCharcha for coming up with these brilliant 1 minute videos.

My effort here is to list all the 75 reasons in a single thread
#Reason1 - @BJP4India MPs work for you.

👉 #Attendance #DiscussBills
👉#PassLaw #75ReasonsToVoteForModi #PhirEkBaarModiSarkaar

#1MinuteTalk by @muglikar_ and @IndiaPeCharcha -

#Reason2 - Electricity for All

👉 100% Rural Electrification #DeendayalGramJyotiYojana
👉 Electrification of 100% households #Saubhagya

@PiyushGoyal @grameenvidyut

#75ReasonsToVoteForModi #PhirEkBaarModiSarkaar

#1MinuteTalk @muglikar_
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As PM @narendramodi 's govt steps into its 5th year, I keep wondering how they won so many elections, despite the constant outrage on English & Social media.

This Q cannot be answered in a single post or article. Hence this thread, which will be update only once a day :)
@narendramodi 1. Let's start with the Electricity situation. Before 2014 - Those long power cuts, both domestic & industrial were making people suffer. Solved by this government by 2015 -16. By working with every single state government irrespective of party in power.…
@narendramodi 2. We continue with Electricity. UJALA - the distribution of >30 cr LED bulbs across the country & their usage has saved INR FORTY THOUSAND CRORES . And FORTY MILLION kWh of energy every year.

Many state govts now using LEDs to light up streets too!…
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