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International Day of Yoga 2024 at Hongwanji June 21

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June 21st, 2024, Hongwanji Temple Tokyo: The 10th International Day of Yoga, organized by the Embassy of India, was successfully conducted at Hongwanji Temple in Tokyo at 7:00 AM.

Attendance and Significance

More than 1,500 people, recognizing the significance of the 10th International Day of Yoga, gathered in the early morning to celebrate this momentous occasion. The honorable Ambassador of India, H.E. Mr. Sibi George, delivered a profound speech, underscoring the transformative power of yoga in our lives. 

Yoga Practice in the Rain

Undeterred by the heavy rain, the event was successfully conducted, with all the yogis demonstrating their dedication by practicing yogasana with their umbrellas on.

Tokens of Appreciation

As a token of appreciation, International Day of Yoga T-Shirts were distributed to all the participants before the yoga practice. A light meal, including mangos and sweet lassi, was thoughtfully arranged and distributed after the practice, providing a refreshing end to the event.

The photos session with all prominent yoga organizations of Japan was done and everyone enjoyed practicing yoga on this day.

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