A Master Responds

A yoga butt? That's the funniest thing I've heard. But it sums up how the West views yoga: as an aid to master the physical. Sure, yoga can help one develop a perfect behind. But yogis don't look good because of their butts. When you encounter a yogi he mesmerizes you by his enigmatic presence. Yogis vibrate on a totally different plane.

Most of the so-called yogis in the West seem to focus on figure correction, not true awareness. They make statements about yoga being for the body, mind and soul. But this is just semantics. Asanas (postures),...

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