SOURCE: The Independent
Yogini Sunita and Kailash Puri helped popularise yoga in the UK, but they kept their teachings unwritten, leaving their significance largely forgotten
SOURCE: History Channel
June 20, 2019
by Philip Deslippe
Over a century ago, a Hindu monk named Swami Vivekananda spoke about yoga to a crowd in Chicago. In the decades since, it has gone from unknown to mainstream.
by Jim Stempel
Some misguided students think it is. They’re wrong.
WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian is asking for the public to help fund an exhibit about the history of yoga.The first-ever exhibition on the visual history of yoga is scheduled to debut this fall at the Sackler Gallery....
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