The Distortion of a Religious Tradition

That’s what one Hindu priest calls “partner yoga” describing it (and the American practice of yoga generally with an interesting metaphor.

Imagine you go into a Catholic Church and there’s something called genuflection, where you go down on one knee,” he said. “What if a person comes out of the ceremony — which is supposed to be about their relationship with God — and they say, wow, my legs feel a little sore! And they go home and open up a shop and have people do genuflection for an hour to disco music. And partner genuflection, at that! It’s completely taking it out of context.

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