Yoga, Personal Transformation and Global Sustainability

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I had the opportunity to write on Yoga, Global Sustainability and Personal Transformation with B.K. Bose, Executive Director of the Niroga Institute and Rob Schware, Executive Director of the Give Back Yoga Foundation in 2014. It was a timely article. Soon after it’s publication, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the UN General Assembly and said:

Yoga is an invaluable gift of our ancient tradition. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help us deal with climate change…

The complete paper is available for download here: GlobalSustainabilityWhitepaper-6pages and you can read a shorter version that we published in the Elephant Journal here: How Yoga can Reverse Climate Change. Really!

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