THE TRUE MEANING OF HATHA YOGA
– IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK
Hatha yoga is the style you will find in most workout videos and presented at most fitness centers, health clubs, and sadly, even churches – you know, the kind many think is "just exercise”?
The following explanation was given by Yogacharya Vishwas Mandlik, Vice Chancellor of Yoga at Vidya Gurukul (Yoga University).Read more...
People ask me, "Christian yoga is okay, right?”
Well, let's look at the root to evaluate the fruit.
Would it surprise you to learn that the "Father of Christian Yoga" was a Hindu?
A.K. (Akhoy Kumar) Mozumdar, considered the “Father of Christian Yoga” lived from 1864-1953. He founded the Christian Yoga Society, the Christian Yoga Monthly Magazine, and is the author of “The Life and the Way: The Christian Yoga Metaphysics.”
Here’s an interesting quote from Mozumdar who obviously denies that Jesus came to earth in the flesh, as a man (a basic tenet of Christianity):Read more...
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED, “CAN YOGA AND CHRISTIANITY MIX?”
“Yoga is Hinduism,” said Professor Tiwari of the Hindu University of America in a TIME Magazine article “Stretching for Jesus” from Sept. 5, 2005.
From the same article in TIME Magazine:
“'Christian yoga is an oxymoron,'“ agrees Dr. Laurette Willis of Tahlequah, Okla. She says yoga led her to dabble in a rootless New Age lifestyle until she became a Christian. Willis now speaks to Christian groups against yoga, offering instead a series of poses [postures] called PraiseMoves.”Read more...
MEET SHIVA THE DESTROYER a.k.a. “THE LORD OF YOGA”
This Hindu idol (god/demon) is only 1 of the 330 million Hindu gods.
Yoga Poses are “Offerings to the 330 Million Hindu gods,” according to George P. Alexander, Ph.D., a Christian believer who taught World Religions at Biola University. Born in Sri Lanka, Professor Alexander grew up in India, the birthplace of Hinduism and yoga.
The “Lord of Yoga” is “Shiva, The Destroyer” also known as “The god of Death.”Read more...
Where Can You Find Confidence?
"Now this is the CONFIDENCE that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will (His Word), He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him" (1 John 5:14-15).
The world talks about having more self-confidence. No matter how much "self-confidence" you have, it will never be enough when facing something bigger than your "self." And these days, we know there are lots of situations bigger than we are.
But I have Good News!Read more...