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April, 2009

Yoga Cred: Have you got it?

Today there were feature articles about yoga in the New York Times, the Miami Herald and the Chicago Sun Times, as well as in about ten other regional daily newspapers I came across … There are now over a dozen well-recognized national and international yoga magazines, along with literally thousands of yoga-related newsletters published online every […]

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Yoga Certification (continued)

Page: 1 2 3 Those guidelines, which were supposed to elevated the standing of those who followed them, were for the most part arbitrary. They were not based upon any sound suggestion of just what it takes to be well schooled in the science of yoga. In fact, the absurdly low requirements to be a […]

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Yoga Certification (continued)

Page: 1 2 3 Where is Yoga Heading? As usual, those who speak the loudest and those who gain the most recognition are usually those who know the least. Even the Bhagavad Gita cautions us that in Kali Yuga, our present age, great orators are often mistaken for the wise. Yoga is not immune to […]

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Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani

Yogacharya Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani is one of the most up and coming yoga exponents of the modern age. With a background like his, it should come as no surprise … He is the son of the world famous yoga experts Yogasiromani Yogamaharishi Dr. Swami Gitananda Giri and Kalaimamani Yogacharini Smt. Meenakshi Devi Bhavanani. Born and […]

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Guru: An outdated icon?

Probably one of the most used and abused of the Sanskrit words today is the word guru. … Though its utterance may still invoke images of a serene old Indian man with a white beard in a saffron robe, its use has become so commonplace today that you’d think one of these masters lives in every […]

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