Catholic Leaders Protest Yoga in Slovak Schools

Date 2000/12/26 8:49:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International


BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA, October 25, 2000: Yoga was recently introduced at both the primary and high school level as part of the gym curriculum in Slovakia. Swami Maheswarananda's "Yoga in Daily Life" organization worked for years to implement the program, which was welcomed by school officials and students alike. However, Catholic leaders have objected to this form of physical exercise protesting that it is affiliated with Eastern religions.

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