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International Day of Yoga

By proclaiming June 21, as the International Day of Yoga, the General Assembly has recognized the holistic benefits of this timeless practice and its inherent compatibility with the principles and values of the United Nations.

— Ban Ki-moon United Nations Secretary-General

In the words of one of its most famous practitioners, the late B. K. S. Iyengar, “Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day-to-day life and endows skill in the performance of one’s actions.”

Photo Abraham Menashe


08_Tompkins-PeopleFeatured photo is from Tompkins People, by Abraham Menashe, available from iTunes.