When it comes to cultivating the message of physical and mental well-being, Odisha is not behind. The theme of the International Day of Yoga 2022 is 'Yoga For Humanity'. Let's find out how Odisha is spreading the rich heritage and culture of the country on this day.
By: Devbrat Patnaik
Last updated: 21 June 2022, 07:11 PM IST
Sand maestro Sudarsan Pattnaik created a 7-ft sand sculpture of PM Narendra Modi doing yoga, as a mark of respect for his dedication and contribution to promote Yoga across the world. Around 6 tonnes of sand has been used to create the sculpture based on the theme of 'Surya Namaskar'.
The sand wizard has sculpted another masterpiece at the Puri sea beach on the occasion. This sand sculpture, Sudarsan claims, is the world’s biggest Yoga sand art which spreads over an area of 3500 sq ft. He was joined by his students in completing this sand art showing 'Surya Namaskar'.
Renowned sand artist Manas Sahoo creates a sculpture at Odisha’s Golden Beach to raise awareness on International Yoga Day. The sand art has 'Yoga for humanity' carved on it.
'Find balance in your life. Practice Yoga every day' - This sand art has been created by Subala Maharana at the SBI local head office in Bhubaneswar.
Fire services personnel practicing yogasanas and pranayams at the premises of Bhubaneswar fire station.
Celebration of Yoga Day at the Unit-II Girls' High School in Bhubaneswar.
On Yoga Day today, Patanjali Yogpeeth organises mass event at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.
Yoga day programme in Puri. Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra and many other senior leaders attended the yoga event.
Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw leads the International Yoga Day event at Konark Sun Temple.
CRPF troopers spreading the message of 'Yoga for Humanity'.