Anekal (Karnataka), Jan. 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that people across different cultures and geographies are turning to yoga to redefine their lives, adding that the ancient practice had rekindled the hopes of millions across the world.
“Across cultures and geography, people are increasingly taking to yoga to redefine their lives…Across the world there are moving stories of transformed lives and rekindled hopes due to Yoga,” he said in his address at the 21st International Conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications here.
Prime Minister Modi also recalled Swami Vivekananda and praised him for sharing India’s ancient wisdom with the world.
“Swami Vivekananda placed our timeless wisdom before the world…Swami Vivekananda’s vision was a deep reading of Indian and Western thought and drew its spirit from our ancient philosophy and knowledge,” he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier today also unveiled a plaque for the foundation stone of a new helicopter manufacturing unit of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Tumkur district in Karnataka. (ANI)