Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts participated in yoga classes held in the Tagansky Park in Moscow to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga.
Speaking on the occasion, Indian Ambassador D B Venkatesh Varma on Sunday noted that despite the fact that Yoga Day is celebrated only once a year, yoga itself is practiced every day, since it is a way of life.
He read out a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who mentioned the unifying function of yoga and its important role in people's lives. Vice-President of the Russian Yoga Federation Svetlana Artisyevich said in a a statement that the number of people who are interested in yoga is increasing every year.
A team of yoga students introduced the guests to the rules of the Common Yoga Protocol on the main stage of the Tagansky Park (AIR NEWS)