Irony And the 'Yoga Wars'

December 12, 2010

Author: Pankaj Jain

Source: The Washington Post

Over last several months the pages on Washington Post "On Faith" Forum, Newsweek, and now New York Times and Huffington Post have been abuzz with the "Great Yoga Debate." One of question being debated is "Is Yoga Hindu or Secular"? Several people have rejected the claim that yoga should acknowledge its "Hindu" origin and that such claim is yet another campaign by Hindu nationalists that need not be taken seriously.