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Yoga Might Achieve What Communism Didn’t: A Response to a Communist Critic of Yoga

Yoga Might Achieve What Communism Didn’t: A Response to a Communist Critic of Yoga

In a recent column, Communist Party of India Marxist (CPIM) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury denounced the International Yoga Day as a shallow lifestyle gimmick and an attempt to Hinduise India’s diverse society at the cost of attending to serious problems like poverty. Though he concedes that yoga might be beneficial to the individual’s health and [...]

June 27, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

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 0

USA : Hindu-Phobic Hate Group Exposed by HAF

USA : Hindu-Phobic Hate Group Exposed by HAF

“One senses that CAG’s real problem is simply HAF’s emergence as an articulate, credible, and professional Hindu voice that is bringing authentic, apolitical Hindu perspectives into the public sphere…” Washington D.C. (December 16, 2013) — The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) was made aware today that the internet portal calling itself the Coalition Against Genocide (CAG), [...]

December 16, 2013 HHR World Focus 0

Hindu-American Group Launches Campaign Against Anti-India Resolution

Hindu-American Group Launches Campaign Against Anti-India Resolution

Washington:A U.S.-based Hindu-American group has launched a mass campaign against a Congressional resolution on religious freedom and human rights in India and urged the U.S. government to continue its policy to not to grant visa to Narendra Modi, the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate.  The legislation (HR 417), introduced on November 18, by Congressmen Keith Ellison [...]

December 7, 2013 HHR Archives, News updates 0

Stealing Yoga and What Else ?

Stealing Yoga and What Else ?

India has now however rightfully made a move to patent Yoga asanas and will probably patent more of the indigenous Hindu practices in the years to come. [...]

May 5, 2012 HHR The Yoga Snatchers 3