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Planned Celebrations For International Yoga Day Stir Controversy In India

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.10.2015 | Religion

Less than two weeks before the first annual International Yoga Day, controversy over the June 21 holiday is brewing. The UN General Assembly adopte...

India Appoints Minister Of Yoga

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.11.2014 | Home

Living up to his promise to promote India's therapeutic traditions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi created a ministry of yoga and alternative therapies ...

Iyengar And The Invention Of Yoga

The New Yorker | Michelle Goldberg | Posted 08.25.2014 | Home

In contemporary yoga classes, teachers often speak of Patanjali’s “Yoga Sutras,” a philosophical text compiled around two thousand years ago, as...

Who Owns Yoga?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Yoga is India's gift to the world, and it would be a shame to bring back the phrase Indian giver, now banished from polite conversation, with a new meaning.

Indian Inmates Take Yoga Classes To Reduce Jail Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In Indian prisons, the lotus position can truly help set you free. According to the BBC, inmates in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are being free...