Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps: UNPA

International Day of Yoga

unpa yoga day stampsOn 21 June 2017, UNPA issued a new special event sheet to commemorate the International Day of Yoga. (Price $14.95)The United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga.

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word “yoga” derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. Today it is practiced in various forms around the world and continues to grow in popularity.

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