International Yoga Day 2017: London’s Trafalgar Square Unites For Peace

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The 3rd International Yoga Day will be commemorated worldwide on June 22.

Indians Abroad|Composed by Radhika Iyer|Updated: June 21, 2017

International Yoga Day 2017: People carried out Yoga at London's Trafalgar Square.
International Yoga Day 2017: People carried out Yoga at London’s Trafalgar Square.

LONDON: Usually dynamic with visitors, London’s Trafalgar Square experienced a various type of event on Sunday. Hundreds collected at the renowned area to commemorate and carry out Yoga, at an occasion arranged by the Indian High Commission to mark the 3rd International Yoga Day.

Together with their yoga mats, came their hats. The temperature level in London matched that of New Delhi at 32, however the heat wave did not avoid individuals from various strolls of life come together for yoga.

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” Yoga altered my life. I have actually ended up being a much better individual,” stated 32-year-old veronica from Germany who resides in London.

For Sarah Jane from Africa who operates in Birmingham as a yoga trainer, participating in the 3rd year of International Yoga day was a standard to be followed. “Whichever part of the world I might reside in, on the day of yoga I will constantly participate an event to obtain the sensation that I am carrying out yoga with the rest of world.”

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London has actually suffered a wave of fear attacks in the last 4 months, and many who pertained to Trafalgar Square stated they had one factor – peace. Several occasions will be performed throughout London and the UK in event of Yoga, arranged by the High commission and other way of life groups.

The High Commission of India in London and India Tourism’s UK department staged a yoga takeover of the London Eye, partnering with UK-based yoga organisations to unify in a so-called ‘Wheel of Yoga’.

The first-of-its-kind occasion was categorized as “yoga for peace” and happened within 32 pods of the London Eye on the banks of the river Thames to commemorate the opening occasion of the International Day of Yoga, significant worldwide on June 21.