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    Yogism Yoga: Not As Old As You Think

    …nor very Hindu either. There is telling evidence to debunk this nationalistic myth BY Meera Nanda No one denies that Hinduism’s most sacred and ancient texts, including the Bhagvad Gita, describe different kinds of yogic practices. But what does this ancient and sacred tradition of yoga...
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    Hinduism The Origins And Ownership Of Yoga

    Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. Co-Founder, Hindu American Foundation Of course no one owns yoga. Nor do you have to be Hindu to practice and benefit from yoga. Pretty obvious one would think, but not so for the many perturbed Western yogis who have entered the now global debate that the Hindu...
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    USA Indian-Americans Hindu Group Stirs A Debate Over Yoga's Soul

    Indian-Americans Hindu group stirs a debate over yoga's soul Paul Vitello, NYT News Service, Nov 28, 2010, 11.42am IST NEW YORK: Yoga is practiced by about 15 million people in the United States, for reasons almost as numerous — from the physical benefits mapped in brain scans to the less...
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    Christianity Albert Mohler, Southern Baptist Leader, On Yoga: Not Christianity

    Forwarded by SPN member Tejwant Singh ji Malik LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Southern Baptist leader who is calling for Christians to avoid yoga and its spiritual attachments is getting plenty of pushback from enthusiasts who defend the ancient practice. Southern Baptist Seminary President Albert...
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    Yogism Calm Down Christians! Yoga Is Not A Threat

    forwarded by forum member Tejwant Singh ji Malik In a widely circulated blog last week, Reverend Albert Mohler, the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, took aim at yoga. "When Christians practice yoga," he wrote, "they must either deny the reality of what yoga represents...
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    Bhartiya Yog Sansthan Organized Joint Camp To Teach Benefits Of Yoga

    Bhartiya Yog Sansthan organized joint camp to teach Benefits of Yoga Phagwara, June 6, 2010: A joint class organized today by Bhartiya Yog Sansthan, the institution which is organizing Yoga classes all over India free of cost for the benefit of masses. Today, the joint class of the...
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    Hinduism Yoga: Reaffirming The Transformational Practice's Hindu Roots

    Recently, a debate played out on the Washington Post's On Faith blog between Aseem Shukla, a physician who heads the Hindu American Foundation, and Deepak Chopra. The argument, which was also reported in Newsweek, began with Shukla's essay, "The Theft of Yoga," in which he lamented that the...
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    Yogism Superbrain Yoga (Video)

    SuperBrain Yoga - Workout to Improve the Brain | Pranic Healing Online
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    General Research Confirms That Drinking Gives You The Same Benefits Yoga Does!

    Research confirms that drinking gives you the same benefits yoga does! YouTube - Yoga and Drinking
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    Yogism Techies Told To Turn To Yoga, Meditation To Beat Stress PTI

    The Hindu : Health / Fitness : Techies told to turn to yoga, meditation to beat stress Turn to yoga and meditation at work place to beat stress levels and fight health blues, says an IT industry veteran to techies. Impressed by the value yoga adds in his own company in terms enhancing...
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    Yogism Yoga's 'bad Boy' Bikram Choudhury Makes No Apologies

    Celebrity guru Bikram Choudhury, the self-described "busiest man in the world," said he always makes time to shop Robson Street. "It takes six hours," the L.A.-based yoga mogul said, before laughing: "And I buy all the junk. I love it, you know?" So in-between giving a sold-out lecture to...
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    Yogism 3HO Yoga - Advance Registration - Winter Soltice Event, Florida, US

    Yoga - 3HO Foundation - Kundalini Yoga Classes - Summer Solstice Winter Solstice Sadhana Celebration Lake Wales, Florida December 19 - 25, 2009 White Tantric Yoga®, December 21 - 23 “Revolve your life around Summer and...
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    Yogism Health Benefits Of Yoga

    Yoga In Dealing With Stress The only silver lining to the dark and gloomy clouds of stress and stress induced other problems is that we have a tool with us, which, if we use properly can effectively deal with the problems of stress. The tool obviously is yoga. Yoga helps us in developing...
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    Two Questions About Sikhism: Place Of Raaj Yoga? Place Of Homosexuality?

    I have come across this site which states that homosexuality is perfectly admissible in Sikhism . I always had this impression that Sikhism is the religion of the householder , if it is so how come homosexuality is allowed because homosexuals cannot raise a family & bear children . Secondly...
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    Yogism Yoga, And Other Practices, And Gurbani

    YOGA and others Practices as defined in Gurbani Guru Nanak frees his followers from prevailed false promises made by the man on behalf of the Lord and advises not to fall for any such bate, he asks them to get imbued with the Lord through Guru who enables the followers to feel and see Him...
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    Yogism Yoga In Sikhism

    This thread is specially opened to discuss and/or debate the necessity of Yoga in Sikhism.Among the issues discussed here are:- What is meant by Yoga ? Is Yoga originated from Hinduism ? Existence of Yog or Jog in other civilisations/eras. Relationship of Yoga and the Union with God. The...
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    Yogism Why Not Yoga Practices?

    Why Guru Ji says 'NO' to yoga practices: yoga saadhna and other practices are used to bring mind into a state of peace/calmness. but these effects are not permanent as mind is not 100% at peace. so need to use these methods again and again to bring your mind back into that state. GURMAT-...
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    Yogism Pranayama Yoga

    Hi, i have curently been on this website for a long time. I have made many posts and answered many questions, but there is one thing i would like to discuss here, and the reason for me discussing this, is that many people might not agree, and might think that swami ramdev ji is just another...
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    Sikh News Britney Seeks Sikh Yoga Guru To Help Her Comeback! (New Kerala)

    Britney seeks Sikh yoga guru to help her comeback! (New Kerala)*http%3A// Array Thu, 23 Feb 2006 10:29:47 GMT Britney seeks Sikh yoga guru to help her comeback!
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    Sikh News Spears Seeks Sikh Yoga Masters Help (ContactMusic)

    Spears Seeks Sikh Yoga Masters Help (ContactMusic)*http%3A// Array Wed, 22 Feb 2006 22:04:49 GMT BRITNEY SPEARS is...