Residents of RENEW Gawaling Happy Home in Wangsisina, Thimphu attended a yoga session led by Yoga Guru of the Cultural Centre of the Indian Embassy, KVSSN Murthy yesterday. The event was held in connection with the celebrations of the 8th International Day of Yoga on the theme ‘Yoga for Humanity’. 

The residents of the Happy Home and participants who demonstrated the best yoga asanas in a competition received prizes. 

Following the passage of the UN General Assembly Resolution in December 2014 with a record number of 177 co-sponsoring member states including Bhutan, June 21 is celebrated as the International Day of Yoga every year.