International Yoga Day 2024: Date, Theme, History, Wishes, Messages, Quotes

International Yoga Day is celebrated annually on June 21. This year, International Yoga Day 2024 falls on a Friday.


The theme for International Yoga Day 2024 is “Yoga for Women Empowerment,” focusing on enhancing the physical and emotional health of women. To mark the occasion, numerous activities and sessions will be held worldwide to raise awareness about the practice of yoga.


International Yoga Day began in 2014 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the concept at the United Nations General Assembly. In his address at the opening of the 69th session of the General Assembly, Prime Minister Modi stated:

“Yoga is an invaluable gift from our ancient tradition. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body, thought and action… a holistic approach that is valuable to our health and our well-being. Yoga is not just about exercise; it is a way to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world, and nature.”

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Wishes, Messages, and Quotes for International Yoga Day 2024


May your yoga practice lead you to a healthier mind, body, and soul. Happy Yoga Day.

On this special day, may you embrace the power of yoga and experience its transformative effects. Happy Yoga Day.

Yoga is the gateway to happiness and the secret to a healthy mind. Wishing you a Happy International Yoga Day.

On this Yoga Day, strengthen your mind, body, and soul with the ancient practice. Happy International Day of Yoga.


“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” – The Bhagavad Gita

“Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” – Jason Crandell

“Yoga is not about touching your toes, it’s about what you learn on the way down.” – Jigar Gor


Happy Yoga Day 2024! May you find peace, strength, and clarity through the practice of yoga.

Yoga is a journey, not a destination. May you continue to grow and evolve on your yoga path.

Yoga is a gift. Give yourself the gift of a yoga practice today. Happy Yoga Day 2024!

Yoga is a way of life. May you live your life with the same grace and intention as your yoga practice.

By Rishi

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