Yoga

Yoga in the USA

In 1893, a World Parliament of Religions was held in Chicago. The aim of the parliament was to bring the religious leaders of the world together, and learn about other religions and spiritual communities in order to promote active engagement in creating a more just and peaceful world. One of the speakers at the meeting

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Sometimes It’s OK to be Self-Centered

You know that deliciously invigorating feeling you get when you’re satisfied with yourself? Whether it’s a finished project, or the beginnings of a new one, there is something to be said for indulging in a self-satisfying activity. Yoga helps me feel that every day – guilt-free. Stretching Beyond My Inhibitions Often portrayed as mystical buggery

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Finding Your Peace of Mind Through Yoga

Yoga is an ancient art of meditation that originated in India some 5,000 years ago.  This discipline is still practiced today, in all parts of the world; not surprising since it began as a Sanskrit word that translated means “to join” or “unite”. Yoga is a Spiritual Discipline When one thinks of yoga in practice,

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Does anyone actually own yoga?

The tradition of Yoga in India is as a part of religion. They are different sides of the same coin. Yoga in America is decidedly secular. There is even a court ruling explaining how yoga is not religious in America. At one point there was a campaign to Take Back Yoga aiming to restore yoga