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Christian Yoga

Al Mohler Is Right About Yoga (and It Doesn't Matter)

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 07.08.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

The people I know who are passionate about yoga are certainly clear that you don't have to identify as Hindu or Buddhist in order to practice it. Christians can go to their yoga class and still be Christian, and so can Muslims.

Jesus Loves Your Downward Dog

Mark Morford | Posted 08.12.2013 | Religion
Mark Morford

To religious fundamentalists, this is yoga's most dangerous, un-Christian, sacrilegious teaching of all: That you are not innately broken, or flawed, or sinful. That there really is no god to worship but the one already present in you, waiting to be expanded.

Thinking About Yoga? Make Sure To Think The Right Thoughts!

Deepak Sarma | Posted 04.16.2012 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

It is thus ironic that so many do yoga as a mere physical practice. Practicing yoga this way leads to rebirth and suffering.

Yoga Won't Wreck Your Body But May Make You More Hindu

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

Yoga is a holistic and spiritual system of living that is essential to the understanding and practice of Hinduism. What yoga is not is physical exercises alone.

The History Of Yoga And Religion In America

Leigh E. Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Leigh E. Schmidt

Yoga used to make a Christian nation writhe; now it has become an embodiment of the country's religious and social elasticity.

A Hindu View of 'Christian Yoga'

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rajiv Malhotra

Yoga is a do-it-yourself path that eliminates the need for intermediaries such as a priesthood or other institutional authority. Its emphasis on the body runs contrary to Christian beliefs that the body will lead humans astray.