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De-colonization As De-contextualization: Why The ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Argument Is Not About Yoga

De-colonization As De-contextualization: Why The ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Argument Is Not About Yoga

To my chagrin and dismay, self-appointed defenders of oppressed cultures who cast contemporary western yoga as the second coming of the East India Company have attached themselves to the fabric of yoga discourse with the stubborn persistence of a burr on a sock. Consequently, perfectly serviceable yoga programs are now at risk of being run [...]

December 26, 2015 Guest Author Archives, The Yoga Snatchers 0

Muslim law board asks mosques to unite against the rising influence of Vedic culture

Muslim law board asks mosques to unite against the rising influence of Vedic culture

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has appealed to the Muslim organizations, institutions, imams of the mosques to unite against the growing forces of Hindutva. AIMPLB has come out openly against the rising influence of “Brahmin Dharma and Vedic culture (that) are out to harm Islamic beliefs by all means”. Maulana Wali Rehmani, working general secretary [...]

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