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GLOBAL SURYA NAMASKAR DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMME

About Global Surya Namaskar Demonstration Programme:

  • The Demonstration Programme will be arranged for around 75 lakh people across India.
  • During the event, Surya Namaskar will be presented as a salute to the Sun by expressing human gratitude for its rays because it takes care of all living things.
  • It also seeks to carry the message of global warming and climate change.

Surya Namaskar:

  • It is a practice in yoga performed as an exercise.
  • It consists of a series of twelve well-connected asanas.
  • In the early 20th century, asana sequences were first recorded as yoga.
  • The basic asana includes moving from a standing position to Downward and Upward Dog poses and back to an upright position, but many variations are possible.
  • Scientifically Surya Namaskar is known for promoting immunity essential to our health during pandemic conditions.

Significance of the Sun:

  • As a significant source of energy, the Sun is essential not only for the continuation of the food chain but also for the energy of the human mind and body.
  • Sun exposure provides the human body with Vitamin D, which has been widely recommended in all medical fields worldwide.

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