International Yoga Day (IYD) is observed on the 21st of June every year in many countries including India. This year, the Ministry of AYUSH has coined the theme “Yoga for Humanity” and to celebrate IYD at heritage, historical places or near water bodies, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hesaraghatta, Bengaluru in collaboration with AYUSH Department, Bengaluru Urban District and Gram Panchayat, Hesaraghatta celebrated the International Yoga Day on 21st June 2022 from 6 - 9 am at the premises of Hesaraghatta Lake, Bengaluru. After welcome address, IYD protocol was demonstrated by Dr. Niranjan, Yoga instructor and students from AYUSH Department, Bengaluru Urban District. Dr. Debi Sharma, Director (I/c.), ICAR-IIHR, explained the theme of Yoga day-2022. She added why Hesaraghatta lake was chosen and expressed her happiness and unique experience for conducting today’s program at Hesaraghatta lake premises. Further she emphasised about the pre-requisites for practicing yoga and urged staff members to practice yoga to keep stress at bay. More than 500 participants including scientists and staff from ICAR-IIHR, staff and students from Adichunchanagiri Ayurveda college, Sanatana Ayurveda college, Hesaraghatta High school, gram panchayat president and members, nearby villagers participated in this historic event.