KATHMANDU, June 21 -- The Embassy of India in Kathmandu on Monday organised the seventh International Day of Yoga today virtually as part of its ongoing celebration of India@75 'Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

The theme of the celebration this year amidst COVID-19 was "Be With Yoga, Be At Home" (Ghar Ghar ma Yog) encouraging people to practice "Yoga for Wellness".

A lecture-cum-demonstration of Common Yoga Protocol approved by the Ministry of Ayush, Government of India, was organized at the Swami Vivekanand Culture Centre of the Embassy, and was broadcast live on its Facebook page. The yogasanas were conducted by Yoga Guru Shri Loknath Khanal and the event was widely viewed by people across Nepal, the Embassy said in a press release.

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