Yoga became a source of inner strength among people amid the Covid pandemic and inculcated faith in them that they could fight the virus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. “Yoga shows us the road from stress to strength and from negativity to creativity,” he said.
“When Covid emerged, no country was prepared. At this time yoga became a source of inner strength. yoga helps in self-discipline, it inculcated faith in people that they could fight this virus. Frontline warriors told me that they made yoga a tool in fighting the virus,” PM Modi said while addressing the nation on the occasion of the 7th International Yoga Day.
Yoga often gives us a way of holistic health, he said, adding that several studies are taking place around the world on the benefits of yoga on our body and immunity.
“During Covid, several studies are going on, researching on the benefits of yoga on our body and immunity. We see that yoga and breathing exercises are being done at the beginning of online classes. This is helping children in fighting the virus,” he said.