Baby boomers and (some) traditions for 'green' funerals
with my yoga, because I hope to be able to help people through this period." She has a blog, of course two sons, now 17 and 19. "I identify myself," she said, "as a Kundalini-yoga-practicing Buddhist Yoga
Is yoga religious?
believe yoga is not just exercise but, rather, a spiritual practice. At the time this happened, St Is yoga religious? week's "Missouri's yoga enthusiasts go to the mat over sales tax." Written by the awesomely bylined P.J nation to do so, the move is controversial because many folks in the Show Me State’s yoga community nation to do so, the move is controversial because many folks in the Show Me State's yoga community responsible, but I still love one of the headlines that was used: Yoga studios prepare for a downward At the beginning of November, Missouri began a sales tax on yoga studios. The only state in the believe yoga is not just exercise but, rather, a spiritual practice.
The subtleties of yoga
who agree with Mohler that yoga is a Hindu practice. Paul Vitello at the New York Times mentioned Yoga in America. While he gave the book a favorable review, he used the review as an opportunity to the controversy in his length report headlined "Hindu Group Stirs a Debate Over Yoga's Soul." Here's "experts" arguing against yoga's Hindu origins were a bit weak. They were, in fact, a Brooklyn yoga The subtleties of yoga Press even ran a story, which I dinged for failing to quote any Hindus on the matter, much less Hindus who agree with Mohler that yoga is a Hindu practice. how the article begins: Yoga is practiced by about 15 million people in the United States, for
Christianity vs. yoga?
Christianity vs. yoga? arrival of only His chosen few at heaven's gate-since yoga shows its own path to spiritual Washington Post/Newsweek “On Faith” had a piece on the topic a few months ago. In “The Theft of Yoga Washington Post/Newsweek "On Faith" had a piece on the topic a few months ago. In "The Theft of Yoga I'm always surprised at how many people don't know the relationship of yoga to Hinduism. The practice of yoga will subdue the restless mind, lessen one's cravings for the mundane material world I’m always surprised at how many people don’t know the relationship of yoga to Hinduism. The enlightenment to all seekers regardless of affiliation. Hindus must take back yoga and reclaim the intellectual
Yoga, Hinduism and Islam
A reader sent in a link to this New York Times story about Muslims adopting yoga with the note: Did consider yoga a sin against Islam. In New York City, where yoga has become as secular an activity as grief and controversy as his stance on yoga. Mr. Rashid, a Muslim, said he had long believed that A reader sent in a link to this New York Times story about Muslims adopting yoga with the note: practicing yoga was tantamount to “denouncing my religion.” “Yoga is not for Muslims,” he said. “It Yoga, Hinduism and Islam stance. Now Mr. Rashid, 56, has come full circle: not only has he adopted yoga into his daily routine
Catholic yes to yoga?
moment. This is shame really as the the intersection of yoga and state, as GR's editor TMatt has detailed article on a dispute in a California school system that had introduced yoga classes for Yoga Catholic yes to yoga? Stampa, the Turin-based Italian daily, on the Catholic Church and yoga. But as five days have Stampa, the Turin-based Italian daily, on the Catholic Church and yoga. But as five days have passed described it, is a live issue. My colleague, Mollie Hemingway, has written about the intersection of yoga school teachers. The school district's response to the lawsuit is to deny that yoga is religious and
The Devil wears Yoga
exorcist and claims to have cleansed hundreds of people of evil spirits, said yoga is Satanic because it -editor who came up with the title for this article, "Harry Potter and yoga are evil says Catholic roots of yoga. It opens strongly: Father Gabriele Amorth, who for years was the Vatican’s chief children to believe in black magic and wizardry, Father Amorth said. “Practising yoga is Satanic, it The Devil wears Yoga of his remarks, Father Amorth denounced yoga as Satanic and said the Harry Potter novels were tools
Is yoga a religious discipline?
Hinduism. They've also been following a story about public school teachers in New York teaching yoga Is yoga a religious discipline? spreading in the United States or other non-Hindu countries. As believers that yoga is one of the schools of Hinduism, HAF is also interested in discussions of whether yoga can be practiced apart from regular topics is yoga and they send out updates anytime it's reported that the practice of yoga is : A hundred schools in 26 states use yoga in the classroom to relieve stress, Reagan said. Federal
Yoga mats as misguided charity
Yoga mats as misguided charity undermine the productive capacity of the recipient countries. It also included a photo of yoga mats , illustrating a yoga studio's request that people donate old yoga mats for Haiti. Critics Vision to ask why they do this program? It seems too easy to take, "Haiti Doesn't Need Your Yoga Mat
But yoga is so hip!
But yoga is so hip!
Baltimore Sun prints a plug for 'meditation' -- one form of it
Yoga be everywhere lately -- on talk shows, in yoga studios, even on our smartphones. A recent Time
Serious story on separation of yoga and state
yoga is introduced into taxpayer-funded environments in which other forms of spiritual discipline would not be acceptable. In short, the goal is to try to cover the church-state separation -- or yoga again." But the reader was right. This is not another story that simply assumes that yoga is a Yoga Serious story on separation of yoga and state are considering legal action over the constitutionality of a form of yoga being taught to their assume that all critics of yoga know what they are talking about, when covering a story in which
USA Today offers faith-free look at meditation, stress
Yoga
You say Namaste, I say yoga-blessing-thank-you hands
You say Namaste, I say yoga-blessing-thank-you hands wouldn't even know how to spell! Each time King refers to yoga-blessing-thank-you hands, Gross lets talking about her bowing all the time, earlier. We call those the yoga-blessing-thank-you hands. We laugh community. Now you'll start seeing it a lot. A lot of actresses do the yoga-blessing-thank-you hands -- to we liked about the yoga-blessing-thank-you hands was that it was accurate and goofy. She'll try to loose with her wonderful chuckle. The segment on yoga-blessing-thank-you hands begins at about 21
Secular fall of a non-guru yoga guru
visionary rock-star-esque founder of Anusara, one of our age's most popular schools of yoga. The story religion story because this is a feature about yoga and, as everyone knows, modern urbanites do not think standards and an emphasis on building a worldwide yoga community." Early on, readers learn: Friend’s that yoga has anything to do with religion. It's about spirituality. Maybe. The story focuses on a Washington Post. So, was he, in fact, a guru? Did his approach to yoga make religious claims, did it Secular fall of a non-guru yoga guru
LA Times honors universalism
readers about what the followers of the late Indian swami Paramahansa Yogananda believe, the mankind, remembering that we are all made in the image of God," Yogananda said during the Lake Shrine's devotees to follow the yoga system of Pantanjali known as the "Eightfold Path." It calls for
More than samosas and saffron
criticisms: To start with, there's no explanation of what yoga means (remember, most Western readers regard , national pride and traditional Indian values. But with his vast yoga empire and legions of followers on into the ancient Indian wisdom that gave birth to yoga, and the holy texts like the Vedas and Did you read this Sunday New York Times story about Swami Ramdev headlined “Indian Who Built Yoga expanding yoga, natural foods and medicine empire in northern India. The country's political system is Did you read this Sunday New York Times story about Swami Ramdev headlined "Indian Who Built Yoga
Christians who pole dance
[saying z]. We see this with stories like using Twitter in church or a Christian twist on Yoga. [saying z]. We see this with stories like using Twitter in church or a Christian twist on Yoga. Just a
What was the demon Adam Lanza locked in that hard drive?
only by email, even though their bedrooms shared the same floor of their house on Yogananda Street
Tell me whooooooo are you
-expression: Some are poetic (yoga, oceans, cathedrals), some cryptic (overhead, wide), some creative (Nikki’s yoga class is a religious experience), some guilty (have turned into a C & E Catholic; shame on me
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