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India@75 - International Day of Yoga

  • 21/06/2022
  • 09:00
  • UN HQ, Palais des Nations.

As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, celebrating the unique milestone of 75 years of India’s independence, the Permanent Missions of India to the UN and other IOs in Geneva and the Consulate General of India, Geneva, in association with Yoga partners and Indian Association Geneva, will be celebrating International Day of Yoga on Tuesday, 21st June 2022 at 0900 hrs. at UN HQ, Palais des Nations.

Infographic for the event is enclosed below.  

As the event is being organized at UN HQ, Palais des Nations, registration is mandatory for preparation of UN badge. Registration for participation can be done at https://indico.un.org/event/1001405/  

T-shirts and Yoga mats would be provided to registered participants on first-come-first-served basis. 

The details of the programme are as follows:

Permanent Mission of India


Celebration of International Day of Yoga

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 at 0900 hrs. at UN HQ, Palais des Nations





0900 – 0915 hrs.

Arrival of participants

To gather and occupy places (on Mat) at the lawn area in between flags in front of UN

0915 hrs.

Welcome Remarks

Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey,

Permanent Representative of India to the UN & other International


0920 hrs.

Practice of Common Yoga Protocol

Warming + Invocation – Sahaj Yoga – Ricky -  8 minutes

Asanaas -  Sivananda Yoga – Girija – 15 minutes

Pranayam – Isha Foundation – Laurene  - 5 minutes

Relaxation – Brahmakumaris + Heartfulness – Lois+Aurelie - 5 min.

Meditation – Art of Living – Swami Jyotirmaya – 7 minutes

1000 hrs.

Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation by Ambassador/PR of India to the UN 

I. Heartfulness

II.Art of Living

III.Isha Foundation

IV.Sivananda Yoga

V. Sahaja Yoga

VI. Brahmakumaris

Each IDY partner may receive the certificate from Ambassador/PR and speak for a maximum of 2 minutes at that time.

1015 hrs.

Group Photo of all IDY partners with Ambassador/PR of India


We look forward to welcoming you all.  

Kind Regards

Dr. Maneesh Wadhwa

President - Indian Association Geneva

Contact Details:

Case Postale 2,
1211 Geneva 20 CIC

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