Celebrating International Yoga Day Around the World

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Two women practicing yoga during a group class at the Sydney Opera House on June 21, 2016, in Sydney, Australia. United Nations World Yoga Day is aimed at promoting public health and peaceful relations through yoga practice.
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Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh, center in middle row, performs yoga with others at an event to celebrate International Yoga Day in Lucknow, India, Tuesday, June 21, 2016.
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Afghans and foreigners perform yoga to mark International Yoga Day at the Indian Embassy, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Kashmiri students perform yoga at an event to celebrate International Yoga Day in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, June 21, 2016.
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People perform yoga to mark the International Day of Yoga in downtown Seoul, South Korea.
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People perform yoga exercises during an event to mark the World Yoga Day 2016 at Bakirkoy Botanik Park in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Participants do their exercise at Dataran Merdeka (Independent Square) during International Yoga day on June 21, 2016, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Thousand gather for a group yoga class in front of the Sydney Opera House on June 21, 2016, in Sydney, Australia.
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Indian Army personnel participate in a yoga workshop under the guidance of yoga therapist and teacher, Komal Krupesh Shah (center), at the Army Cantonment grounds in Ahmedabad on June 20, 2016, the eve of World Yoga Day.
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Each year, thousands of yogis from around the world travel to Times Square to celebrate the Summer Solstice with free yoga classes in the heart of New York City on June 20, 2016, the day before International Yoga Day.
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Indian Paramilitary soldiers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) perform Yoga exercise in their camp on International Yoga Day.
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A Yoga enthusiast is seen controlling her breath through a meditation exercise at Dataran Merdeka (Independent Square) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on June 21, 2016.
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