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By Joseph S. Alter

Yoga has turn out to be an icon of Indian tradition and civilization, and it really is generally considered as being undying and unchanging. in keeping with vast ethnographic learn and an research of either historic and smooth texts, "Yoga in sleek India" demanding situations this renowned view by means of reading the historical past of yoga, concentrating on its emergence in sleek India and its dramatically altering shape and importance within the 20th century. Joseph regulate argues that yoga's transformation right into a renowned job idolized for its future health price relies on smooth principles approximately technological know-how and drugs.

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