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Is “Christian Yoga” Offensive to Hindus?

Is “Christian Yoga” Offensive to Hindus?

The evangelicals, it appears, are in a bind—they want to capitalize on the mounting popularity of yoga, but how can they embrace a practice steeped in Hinduism without compromising their dogmatic exclusivity? They can’t authentically do that, and so, yoga is repackaged into a Christian avatar and forcibly divorced from its roots. The commercialization of [...]

May 11, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives Comments Off on Is “Christian Yoga” Offensive to Hindus?

Yoga guru B. K. S. Iyengar passes away

Yoga guru B. K. S. Iyengar passes away

The nonagenarian yoga guru was admitted last Tuesday after complaining of breathlessness. World-renowned yoga guru B.K.S Iyengar passed away at 3.15 am. on Wednesday. Mr. Iyengar was undergoing treatment at a Pune-based hospital. The nonagenarian yoga guru was admitted last Tuesday after complaining of breathlessness. On conducting tests, doctors last week had ascertained that Mr. [...]

August 20, 2014 HHR Articles, India Comments Off on Yoga guru B. K. S. Iyengar passes away