International Yoga Day

OPEN TO OPINION

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
BJP, Narendra Modi, International Yoga Day

Modi's Yoga Day is an upper caste, middle class fad

The PM has pressing problems to worry about rather than be part of an international jamboree with symbolic value.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Liquor ban, Bihar, Nitish Kumar, International Yoga Day

Nitish Kumar let India down by boycotting International Yoga Day

The Bihar CM's decision to observe World Music Day instead is absurd.

LIFE

 |  Paradigm shift  |  7-minute read
Stress, International Yoga Day, Meditation

How meditation can help you develop 'Buddha's brain'

Eastern philosophies have always considered mind an immensely powerful force to keep the body healthy.

VARIETY

 |  1-minute read
India-China Ties, International Yoga Day

How China is planning to celebrate Yoga Day

Duijangyan, birthplace of martial arts form Tai Chi, has become China's yoga capital.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Narendra Modi, International Yoga Day

Yoga Day is Modi government's way of reclaiming India's traditional culture

It shows that the older spiritual idea of India is still strong and is undergoing a resurgence.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Yoga, Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, International Yoga Day

Why Sri Sri Ravi Shankar believes yoga is for everyone

The success lies in the ability to convey the essence without the orthodoxy.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  4-minute read
Muslims, Hindutva, RSS, International Yoga Day

My beef with Om (or the other way around)

Modi government has unleashed unapologetic Hindutva in the last two years, as it regulates what people eat, wear or speak.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
AYUSH, Chandigarh, Narendra Modi, International Yoga Day

How Chandigarh is sweating it out for International Yoga Day 2016

To avoid last year's criticism, 30,000 made-in-India mats are being arranged for the event to be led by PM Modi.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Modi government, Muslims, International Yoga Day, Yoga

No yoga for you, you're Muslim: Modi sarkar's bigotry exposed

In response to RTI application, ministry of AYUSH admits 'government policy' not to send Muslims as yoga instructors abroad.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Vedic Science, International Yoga Day, Yoga

Why yogic science is more important than any Vedic technology

Rather than arguing about ancient technological knowledge, examination of consciousness through yoga may help to share India's traditional wisdom.