Yoga




Yoga-Day-USA

International Day of Yoga 2019 in Texas

Thousands of Texans across the state came together to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga in partnership with the Consulate General of Bharat in Houston and local organizations. Houston…


Islamic countries cannot even tolerate Yoga?

The following news item caught my eye. In Iran, governed by Islamic sharia law, 30 of its citizens were arrested. Their crime? Attending a private yoga class! That’s right: even…


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How Yoga Can Save You From Depression

Yoga is the most popular, yet the most misunderstood and misrepresented Hindu science. Yoga is commonly practiced as a physical training or “spiritual” exercise to rejuvenate yourself. This is not…




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The Magnetic Pull of Bharat’s Soft Power

The word “soft power” was first coined by Harvard scholar Joseph Nye. He described this term as the ability to attract and co-opt, rather than using coercion which was called…


Traditional Knowledge

Bharatiya Traditional Knowledge: A Public Policy Perspective

Recently, twitter witnessed huge outrage over an article tweeted by American Scientific Association which referred to the ancient yogic technique of Pranayam as “Cardiac Coherent Breathing”. This article raises the…