The novel coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has created a panic situation across the world. By far, the virus has affected over 22.5 lakh people globally and the global death toll has risen to at least 1.5 lakh. Thankfully, more than 5.7 lakh people have been recovered from the deadly disease. In India alone, the confirmed positive cases of coronavirus have surpassed 14,700 so far, while at least 488 people have died in the country from the infection.
The deadly virus is bent upon killing human beings, eliminating them. It is neither restricted to a nation nor a region or particular weather. It has put the entire world in a lockdown as there is no antidote of this disease so far.
The condition across India is critical but we know this too shall pass. So amid this situation of crisis, here is some good news to give you a sigh of relief.
A 92-year-old Gujarati man has recovered from the COVID-19 and thus inspiring others in the hard-hit nation. It has been learnt that Razak Qadari had tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to the hospital where he was being treated.
Later, it was revealed that Qadari was regularly practicing Yoga along with the treatment and has finally defeated the coronavirus. His sensational speedy recovery has been credited to the fact he did yoga during the isolation period.
It is believed that Coronavirus (COVID-19) is more deadly to elderly people and people with pre-existing health conditions, while Razak Qadari from Gujarat is the oldest person in the country to recover with the help of yoga.
While speaking on coronavirus, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said, yoga is beyond religion and everyone should practice yoga. It has nothing to do with any religion, caste, creed, and region, rather it is for improving your immunity system to fight any diseases.
What is Yoga? It means ‘union’. It is originally derived from the Sanskrit root “yuj” which means ‘to unite’. Yoga is not just bending your body and doing physical exercise but it is regarded as one of the best therapies to all the problems in the world. India is known as home to Yoga practice.
Today, the whole world is adopting Yoga as the best cure for COVID-19. Even, the Harvard Medical School also issued its health guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic that yoga, meditation and controlled breathing are “some tried and true ways to relax”. They believe that it can lower the risk of coronavirus disease. There are several benefits for doing yoga. It reduces stress levels, lowers blood pressure, improves lung capacity.
It was Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who promoted the virtual importance of Yoga in India. In 2014, PM Modi suggested the United Nations to celebrate ‘June 21’ as International Yoga Day as it is the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
PM Modi says, “Yoga is above religion, caste, colour, gender and region — it is above everything. Let our motto be Yoga for peace, harmony and progress”. Watch the video bellow…