Over 3000 people perform Yoga in Brussels, Belgium to improve health and fitness

People participate in an early morning yoga session in Le Bois de la Cambre in Brussels September 9, 2012. Some 3,000 people took part in the event aiming to stimulate health and well being, organizers said.

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A retired church priest in Kerala is giving yoga a Christian makeover

Yoga not limited to Hindus

There’s nothing wrong with the efforts of Paraykulath Ninan Paul, a retired priest, to propagate what he describes as “Christian yoga”. “Unification of all in God is the principle of yoga,” says Paul. There’s no single way of describing the essence of yoga. Or limiting it to any one religion – in this case Hinduism. The fact is that despite its Hindu roots, the practice of yoga is essentially transcendental in nature, going beyond its classical definitions and a set of physical exercises. It’s an integrated system of physical and spiritual health that can appeal across religions, attested to by its popularity across the world.

Story at: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-04-10/edit-page/31313675_1_christian-yoga-term-yoga-yogic-asanas