New Delhi, June 21: Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday described yoga as a great "ancient powerful technique".
"Yoga brings several kinds of benefits. It's a great ancient powerful technique," Naidu said while taking part in an International Yoga Day event at Connaught Place here.
"Yoga in essence is the integration of body, mind and intellect with the self, individual with the family, the family with the society, society with the nation and the nation with the whole creation," he added.
Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung and Naidu performed yoga asanas along with thousand on the occasion.