Whatever one may say about Baba Ramdev’s spiritualism and politics, it is impossible to dismiss his success as an entrepreneur
Meera Nanda should learn to get her facts about the Hindu tradition straight, and from original sources.
Meera Nanda’s original essay on the origins of modern-day yoga have provoked some fairly extreme reaction. Here she joins issue with the HAF’s Swaminathan Venkataraman, and says “facts are stubborn things and have to be respected.”
The HAF counters Meera Nanda’s “not-so-old, nor-so-Hindu” argument about modern-day yoga
…nor very Hindu either. There is telling evidence to debunk this nationalistic myth