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Yoga Hinduism

India Is Officially Reclaiming Yoga, And It's Complicated

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.12.2014 | Religion

With the United Nations poised to declare June 21 World Yoga Day, India's newly appointed Minister of Yoga has proclaimed the practice uniquely Indian...

Yoga As Religion Debate Rages.. In India!

Posted 10.29.2013 | Religion

NEW DELHI (RNS) The Supreme Court of India is weighing whether yoga has a religious element, as it decides if public schools may teach the ancient dis...

What the F*ck Was Lululemon Thinking?

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Carolyn Gregoire

Trivializing and misusing a sacred tradition to sell luxury (not to mention sizeist) yoga clothing is not only embarrassing, it's offensive.

School System Sued Over Yoga

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 02.21.2013 | Religion

SAN DIEGO -- An attorney representing a family bent out of shape over a public school yoga program in the beach city of Encinitas filed a lawsuit Wedn...

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.

Yoga: Reaffirming the Transformational Practice's Hindu Roots

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

I look forward to the day when people like me can use the term Hinduism without fear of being misconstrued. In the meantime, it is incumbent upon yoga proponents to give credit where it is due and acknowledge yoga's Hindu origins.