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Yoga Guru

The Spiritual Upside To A Guru's Downfall

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 05.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Meryl Davids Landau

I'm aware that some traditions teach that gurus are unblemished, and that admiring the perfection in them is a way to glimpse God. But I personally go farther on my own spiritual path when I remember it's okay that I'm fallible, that wherever I am or whatever I've done is fine.

Living in Shades of Grey: Anusara, John Friend and the Guru Syndrome

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 05.02.2012 | Health and Fitness
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

It's hard to read any yoga blog these days without coming across the lengthy, messy break-up currently unfolding in the Anusara yoga community following the disclosure of Anusara founder John Friend's, well, rather philandering ways.

Police Forcibly Remove Yoga Guru And Supporters From Hunger Strike

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 08.04.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — Hundreds of police officers swooped down Sunday on the venue of a hunger strike by a charismatic Indian yoga guru and forcibly remov...