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Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day

Hundreds of yoga fans gathered at the Indian embassy in Kabul on Wednesday to take part in yoga exercises to mark International Yoga Day.

Yoga is practiced around the world with Indian commonly known as the home of yoga – where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a class on Wednesday.

Indian ambassador to Kabul said yoga will bring peace to people and the main message of this sport is peace and interdependence.

"Today in this day of intolerance, anger and violence peace is the most important. Yoga is a method to bring you peace and inner calm to make you feel happy, to make you feel one with yourself, with your spirit and with the world," said Manpreet Vohra, the Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan.

Meanwhile Fakhria Saleemi, an Afghan woman says she has been fascinated with yoga for ten years and wants to teach it to other women in Afghanistan.

"I invite all Afghan women to practice yoga, to be at peace, to be happy, calm and healthy," Saleemi said.

Yoga has been practiced in India for centuries and many of the names of the asanas, or poses, come from the ancient language of Sanskrit.

According to experts, regular yoga practice helps keep the body and mind healthy and in harmony.

Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day

The Indian ambassador to Kabul described yoga as being a method to bring a person a sense of peace and inner calm.

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Hundreds of yoga fans gathered at the Indian embassy in Kabul on Wednesday to take part in yoga exercises to mark International Yoga Day.

Yoga is practiced around the world with Indian commonly known as the home of yoga – where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a class on Wednesday.

Indian ambassador to Kabul said yoga will bring peace to people and the main message of this sport is peace and interdependence.

"Today in this day of intolerance, anger and violence peace is the most important. Yoga is a method to bring you peace and inner calm to make you feel happy, to make you feel one with yourself, with your spirit and with the world," said Manpreet Vohra, the Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan.

Meanwhile Fakhria Saleemi, an Afghan woman says she has been fascinated with yoga for ten years and wants to teach it to other women in Afghanistan.

"I invite all Afghan women to practice yoga, to be at peace, to be happy, calm and healthy," Saleemi said.

Yoga has been practiced in India for centuries and many of the names of the asanas, or poses, come from the ancient language of Sanskrit.

According to experts, regular yoga practice helps keep the body and mind healthy and in harmony.

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