Tag: colonialism

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“Ahinsa”, the Dark Night of the Soul and Lalalime Yoga Pants ..

There has been a recent trend for yoga neophytes to casually drop into conversation, words such as “ahimsa” and “satya”, at the drop of a hat, often as a token of claiming some sense of authenticity or credibility …. and its usually followed by an assault on the traditional practice of Yoga as preserved by Hindu lineages … I felt called to respond ….