The Embassy of India, in association with the Kuwait chapters of ‘Art of Living’, ‘Harmony House’ ‘Artistic Yoga’, ‘Isha Foundation’ and ‘Sahaj Marg Meditation’, organized a yoga session for the public at the Al-Shaheed Park on 8 April.
A large gathering of Indians and people of other nationalities attended the event and participated in the simple yoga movements and meditations designed to strengthen and revitalize the mind and body.
The yoga session was held as a run-up to celebrations marking the Second International Day of Yoga which will be held at the embassy premises on Friday, 24 June.
The Indian Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Sunil Jain extended his warm greetings to the gathering before joining in the session, which was led by instructors from different yoga groups.
The United Nations General Assembly had declared 21 June the International Day of Yoga following an address by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the UN General Assembly on 27 September, 2014. The initiative won overwhelming support from 177 countries, including Kuwait.