Eddie Stern: ‘Yoga changed everything’

Divya Unny

Ashtanga yoga teacher and Hollywood guru Eddie Stern tells Divya Unny about his own journey and why teaching in India has been liberating

Yoga in America

It is not taught the way it is in India

India in 70 Ideas

An Indian in the ocean of notions

Baba Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishna: Spiritual Entrepreneurs

Whatever one may say about Baba Ramdev’s spiritualism and politics, it is impossible to dismiss his success as an entrepreneur

Yogic Nonsense

Why a minister’s cure for cancer is worse than the disease

Dancing by the Yamuna

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and the art of oversized soft power

Disguised Hinduphobia

Meera Nanda should learn to get her facts about the Hindu tradition straight, and from original sources.

The Ludicrousness of ‘Taking Back Yoga’

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 Audacity of Ignorance

The HAF counters Meera Nanda’s “not-so-old, nor-so-Hindu” argument about modern-day yoga

Not as Old as You Think

…nor very Hindu either. There is telling evidence to debunk this nationalistic myth


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