With the International Yoga Day one week away, the controversies surroundingSurya Namaska?continue everyday. (Read: Why surya namaskar just isn’t about any religion) Yoga guru Baba?Ramdev on Monday said the controversy of linking the ‘Surya Namaskar’ exercise having a particular religion was baseless.?’Surya namaskar can be an exercise and it has not employ any religion. It wouldn’t be connected with the worship of surya (sun). Quite a few people will be in the habit of smoking of getting controversy.’ said Ramdev, who on Monday started his yoga camp in Panchkula town in Haryana.
The yoga guru said people across the world were now understanding the benefits associated with yoga exercises.?He stated the commitment of June 21 because International Yoga Day will help in the spread of awareness about?yoga.?’It is a couple of pride for all of us that away from total 177 countries, which may have supported the proposal while in the United Nations regarding the?global celebration of yoga, 47 were Muslim countries. Read: India to lead 193 countries on International Yoga Day celebrations.?’Several Muslim organisations will also be intending to have fun playing the celebrations of International Yoga Day on June 21,’ Ramdev said, while attempting to de-link the sense that yoga belonged on the Hindu religion. Read: Rajnath Singh: ?Yoga need to be driven out of politics & controversies
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