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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 0

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. [...]

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