Top Personalities Urge People To Practice Yoga

Top Personalities Urge People To Practice Yoga

As we step into International Yoga Day 2024, the world unites in a celebration that transcends borders, cultures, and beliefs. 

Revitalize your mind, body, and spirit as you dive into the ancient practice of YOGA, celebrated worldwide on June 21 as International Yoga Day. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji proposed the idea of dedicating a day to Yoga during his address to the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. 

This year marks the 10th International Day of Yoga with the theme “Yoga for Self and Society.” Yoga, a transformative practice, represents the harmony of mind and body, the balance between thought and action, and the unity of restraint and fulfillment. It integrates the body, mind, spirit, and soul, offering a holistic approach to health and well-being that brings peace to our hectic lives. Its power to transform is what we celebrate on this special day.

Here are some special messages to the nation urging people to practice Yoga, from a few top personalities across India.


“Yoga is symbolic for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” which symbolizes our shared aspirations of “One Earth, One Family and One Future”. This core sentiment not only reflects the ethos of Yoga, but also reflects the spirit of the event being hosted by India this year. It is also completely in line with the theme of 

International Conference on Recent advancement in Medical Education, Nursing, and Health Sciences , on 20th June 2024 at Ludhiana, Punjab, India . It is a matter of great satisfaction that due to the efforts of India, Yoga has now become a global festival. 

Today, the international acceptance achieved in every part of India in the shortest possible time proves India's vision, dignity and status.Yoga is not limited to just a few body postures or asanas. Rather it teaches us to live a healthy and balanced life. It teaches us to control our breathing, thoughts and emotions. From this we learn to remain calm and concentrate in all situations.

Through the power of Yoga, India is trying to spread the message of peace and harmony at individual and global level.Yoga paves the way to create harmony and balance for the bright future of the society.Yoga has had a profound impact on individuals and communities around the world. Today yoga is no longer limited to just one culture or religious boundaries. Yoga has now crossed all boundaries and reached among all people. Due to which the fame of Yoga is increasing day by day.Yoga depicts ‘Sthira Sukham’ meaning ‘Steady and Joyful’. The words etched onto every molecule in the cosmos reminds all to find this balance, not only in practice but also in daily life as well.

About Mayaa SH

Mayaa SH also known as Mayaa Devi, Mayaa Tai, Mayaa Di,Mayaa Audio SH, Pushpa ‘The Fire’ , Padma Of The East, Lady Robin Hood , MS Dhoni Of Writing,Lady Singham and Lady Gandhi is a known name in Contemporary Literature .She is a Multi-National Award Winner , a twelve times a World Record Holder, An Artist, a Podcaster, a Record Chart Topping International Fastest Anthology Co-Authoress and has been chosen as number 1 The Modern Literary Stars Of India, 2022 by Cherry Book Awards for making valuable contribution to Contemporary Indian Literature. She has Won In Memorable Performance in the category termed as ‘Other than English write ups “ for her appreciation of hard work , creativity and dedication in Grand Christmas Competition 2.0 which has been a world record event of the largest creative event hosted online with more than 1000+participants . Mayaa SH is a Women Empowerment Culturist and a gender equality exponent to position and contextualize her work within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

She has depicted gender inclusivity and equality through her certifications from the United Nations and powerful writings on Feminism, Gender Equality, Transforming Vision Into Action: Transmogrification on Transgender Community and Mental Health Awareness Topics. Her work depicts the identity, economic and social freedom of many .She has co-authored more than hundred and fifty plus anthologies with 13 solo books and has been aligned with more than 85 publication houses.

She has been featured in several magazines and women oriented like Tejaswi -The Imperishable on Women Power and Honour including few international magazines. Her first poem “The Candle In The Wind” made her win an Award at the National Level. She navigates many women through stress by deploying talking as a medium to combat stress and fear.


Yoga is Sarvavyaapi Siksha, an all-encompassing education that transcends boundaries and unites mind, body, and spirit in the pursuit of true greatness. — Diptii Karaambe

About Diptii Karaambe

Diptii Karaambe, the founder of Modak Factory, turned her passion for traditional Indian sweets into a successful business, delivering homemade modaks to countless homes. Leaving a high-paying corporate job to focus on her family, Diptii’s entrepreneurial spirit was ignited by her love for Lord Ganesha and the cultural significance of modaks. Diptii is also passionate about parenting and has co-authored a book titled “Sarvavyaapi Siksha,” serving as a guiding light for parents, educators, and advocates of holistic, inclusive education. Her venture, Modak Factory, which began with a small capital, has grown into a thriving cloud kitchen operation, producing thousands of modaks during festivals. Diptii’s story is a celebration of tradition, devotion, and entrepreneurial success, inspiring many to follow their passions.


Yoga Benefits for Working Professionals : By Trina Kanungo 

Yoga is a holistic practice originating in ancient India, focusing on physical postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation. It promotes physical strength, flexibility, and mental well-being. 

Yoga offers numerous benefits tailored to the needs of working professionals. Its practice enhances physical health by improving flexibility and posture, reducing back pain often exacerbated by desk-bound jobs.Beyond physical benefits, yoga promotes mental clarity and focus, enhancing productivity and decision-making abilities. Breathing techniques taught in yoga (pranayama) can alleviate anxiety and improve energy levels throughout the day.

Incorporating yoga into a busy schedule doesn't require extensive time commitment; even short sessions can provide significant benefits. Many workplaces now offer yoga classes or encourage employees to take short yoga breaks during the day to boost overall well-being and morale.

Yoga serves as a proactive approach to mitigate occupational hazards prevalent in modern workplaces. For desk-bound professionals, prolonged sitting can lead to posture-related issues and musculoskeletal discomfort. Yoga addresses these concerns through asanas that improve spinal alignment, enhance flexibility, and strengthen core muscles, reducing the risk of back pain and repetitive strain injuries.

By integrating yoga into daily routines, professionals can effectively mitigate the physical and mental strains associated with their occupations, fostering a healthier and more balanced approach to work and life.

About Trina Kanungo 

Trina Kanungo, hailing from Hindmotor , West Bengal,  a postgraduate in Mathematics and Computing from IIT-ISM Dhanbad, currently serves as an Assistant Manager (Scale 2 Officer) at ECGC Ltd in Mumbai, under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Beyond her professional role, Trina’s passions lie in Indian Fine Arts and Literature. Her academic journey includes a stellar record, having excelled consistently, notably securing top positions in various contests and examinations since her schooling years.

In extracurricular activities, she has a rich history of achievements, from winning Inter School Mock Parliament competitions to securing positions in debates and yoga competitions. Trina’s literary contributions shine brightly, being a co-author of numerous anthologies in English and Bengali literature.

Her literary prowess has been recognized through multiple awards and accolades, including the Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Kala Samman Award, Tagore Sahitya Samman, Sylvia Plath Memorial Award, Mahadevi Verma Sahitya Shiromani Award, Banabhatta Saahityik Puraskar , Bharatendu Harishchandra Book Prize,Nazrul Sahitya Samman 2023 and the Navya Naari Samman. She has been awarded Honorary Doctorate on “Peace and Meditation” by the Grace Ladies Global Academy in the year 2022 for her tireless contribution to the society towards fitness goals  through  yoga and meditation.

Her commitment to continuous learning is evident through completing a certificate course in Macroeconomic Diagnostics funded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Institute in 2023.

In addition to her professional and academic achievements, Trina’s interests in Indian Fine Arts, literature, yoga, and painting illustrate a multifaceted individual dedicated to both personal and intellectual pursuits. Her contributions across diverse fields showcase a remarkable dedication to her passions and a relentless pursuit of excellence.


The world is a ugly place to live, but we could fix every ounce of it by prevailing sanity and faith and I believe Yoga has the power of holding ourselves through a tornado and the moment when everything feels like an end, we could always revive. I changed like a better person through my breath, can't get more real than that. So, it's time for you to change better, love yourself even more by Yoga. Happy International Yoga day.

About Madhurima Guruju

Madhurima, who hails from Hyderabad, South India is an award winning Teacher, Writer, Visual Artist and Performance Poet. According to her, writing is like therapy to deal with tumultuous situations and the pen is her only friend on which she relies to vent her tangled thoughts through poems and stories.

She had published three solo poetry books in the year of 2021, took part in several anthologies, while additionally holds experience in story telling and slam poetry at several open mic events across the nation. Madhurima had been featured on several other news web links for her remarkable contribution towards literary arts.

Her recent book “Musings on Life” from BookLeaf Publications and a Podcast titled "Musings and Memories" which is available on Spotify; comprising a series of poems and short stories related to lives of people has been fetching enormous appreciation and accolades from the readers and listeners across the world.


A story about Yoga by Vimal Tiwari aka Guru

In a quiet village nestled at the foot of the Himalayas, there lived an elderly man named Raj. Every morning, as the first rays of sunlight kissed the snow-capped peaks, Raj would unfurl his worn, straw mat by the riverbank. The villagers often wondered why he seemed so youthful and energetic despite his age. One day, a curious young boy named Aarav mustered the courage to ask Raj about his secret. With a gentle smile, Raj began to share the tale of his daily yoga practice. 

He spoke of how each asana connected him with the earth, each breath brought tranquility, and how the practice of meditation brought him inner peace. Inspired by Raj’s story, Aarav and the villagers began to join him, discovering for themselves the profound benefits of yoga. The village flourished, with the practice of yoga transforming their lives, bringing them health, harmony, and a deep sense of community.

About Vimal Tiwari

Hailing from UP in India, Vimal Tiwari aka Guru is a renowned Hindi poet and shayar. He is also a political commentator and socio-religious philosopher. He is also an English storyteller with characters that define modern lifestyle.


In the dawn’s gentle light we rise,

Stretching towards the endless skies,

With every breath, we find our way,

Through the sacred dance of the day.

In asanas, our spirits soar,

Strength and peace at our core,

In silent meditation’s calm,

We find the universal psalm.

Yoga’s path, both old and new,

Guides us to the pure and true,

In unity of mind and soul,

We embrace life, complete and whole.

About Vaishali Chhabra 

“I may not be perfect for you but for me, I am,” says Vaishali Chhabra, the Multi-talented girl from Noida. She is an artist, actor, content strategist and a youth activist.

Ubbay Francis  

Are you ready to unlock the full potential of your body and mind? This International Yoga Day, dive into the exhilarating world of yoga! This ancient practice is your gateway to unmatched vitality, strength, and serenity. Imagine waking up each day with boundless energy, a clear mind, and a spirit that radiates positivity. 

With yoga, you’ll experience incredible physical benefits—flexibility, strength, and endurance—all while cultivating a deep sense of inner peace and mental clarity. It’s time to seize the day, to challenge yourself, and to embrace a healthier, happier lifestyle. Roll out your mat, take a deep breath, and join the millions around the world who have discovered the life-changing power of yoga. Let’s flow, stretch, and breathe our way to a better you!

About Ubbay Francis 

Ubbay Francis is the most talented person in Mumbai according to Google. He is an author, bodybuilding expert, coach, client relationship expert, digital marketing enthusiast, English Literature guru, and a bunch of other talents which people around him are very aware of! His book The Importance of Physics in Bodybuilding is a bestseller.