International Yoga Day: Celebrations across the world

From the Great Wall of China to Times Square, yoga enthusiasts across the world are all set for the day

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Nepalese yoga practitioners gather in the rain to take part in a yoga session on International Yoga Day in Kathmandu on June 21, 2017. Millions across the globe celebrated the traditional practice of yoga on June 21. (AFP)

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Malaysian yoga practitioners perform exercises during an event to mark International Yoga Day at the Sultan Abdul Samad building in Kuala Lumpur on June 21, 2017. (AFP)

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A boy takes part in a yoga session at the amphitheatre lawns at North Beach on June 18, 2017 in Durban, South Africa, ahead of the International Day of Yoga on June 21. (AFP)

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An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 11 December 2014. (Twitter)

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Thousands of yogis from around the world travel to Times Square every year to celebrate the Summer Solstice with free yoga classes all day long. (Twitter)

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Yoga enthusiasts practice yoga in Abu Dhabi ahead of International Yoga Day. (Twitter)

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Yoga lovers come together to celebrate yoga at the Great Wall of China. (Twitter)

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Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna leads the crowd while doing yoga at Sylvan Theater, National Mall in Washington, DC. (Facebook)

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Over 8,000 school students form a yoga chain at Mysore Palace, Karnataka to create a Guinness World Record for 'Longest Yoga Chain'. (Twitter)

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Yogis gather in front of Trafalgar Square, London a day ahead of Yoga Day on June 21. (Twitter)