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Can yoga solve climate change?

The UN has adopted a resolution declaring June 21st as the International Yoga Day.

The idea was put forward by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his UN speech, calling yoga India's gift to the world and suggesting the spiritual aspects of Yoga can provide a solution to climate change.

But what do yoga enthusiasts think of the idea?

The BBC's Brajesh Upadhyay reports from New York, also called the yoga capital of the US.

Filmed and edited by Peter Murtaugh

  • 12 Dec 2014
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