The Sun Never Sets on Yoga

The ‘Sun Never Sets on Yoga’ is a unique campaign that depicts the timelessness of yoga. Just like the sun, yoga is ancient and yet ever new, spreading its light and hope. Through this unique effort, the Art of Living has had the whole world waking up to the power of yoga, quite literally!

In 2017, the 'Sun Never Sets on Yoga' campaign was held on June 18th at multiple locations across the world.

In 2016, the ‘Sun Never Sets on Yoga’ campaign was organized on 12th June to enthuse and encourage people to join the International Day of Yoga. This also offered people a glimpse of how yoga is a universal practice that is also fun, easy-to-do and beneficial for everyone.

Participants across the globe moved with the first rays of the sun and made a complete circle, starting in one city and ending with the following sunrise - 24 hours later. This historic event had yoga enthusiasts doing Surya Namaskars (Sun Salutations) at sunrise in each time zone across the world. People from 145 cities in India and 100 countries around the world rose with the sun and rolled out their mats in front of historic locations and national monuments to practice yoga.

Sun Never Sets on Yoga - 2016

was celebrated with The Art of Living in 100 countries and 100 Indian cities on June 12, 2016.

The Sun Never Sets on Yoga - 2015

In 2015, yogis from around 100 cities across the globe performed Sun Salutations at historic locations.


The universality and the timelessness of yoga found resonance when yoga enthusiasts from around 100 cities rose with the sun and rolled out their mats in front of historic locations to practice yoga as a prelude to the International Yoga Day (June 21st). Titled, 'Sun Never Sets on Yoga' this magnificent event spanning five continents witnessed the world literally wake up to yoga. Setting pace from the land of the rising sun, Japan to Budapest to St Petersburg to London to New York to Rio De Janerio, the event saw enthusiasts flocking unique and historic locations in Istanbul, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney and Auckland among others. Many cities in Russia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Canada, Lithuania Cambodia, the UAE, Oman, Turkey, Indonesia also followed the sun and joined in hallmarking the comprehensiveness of this ancient technique.