Kundalini Yoga with Bijay J Anand


Where Capitalism meets Spirituality

Bijay J Anand,

Where Capitalism meets Spirituality

I was once with a dear friend of mine who heads one of the largest MNC’s in India when she told me about a workshop that she had organised for a majority of her organisation’s work-force over that weekend. Curious, I asked her what the workshop was about.

She told me that the two-day workshop was an in-depth analysis of Philip Kotler’s style of management principles and their applications thereof in the Indian context.

Corporates around the world spend a small fortune on training their staff on various topics for developments related to their personalities, leadership qualities, group dynamics, team building capabilities and other such programs.

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The ‘Authenticity’ of a yoga teacher

Bijay J Anand,

The ‘Authenticity’ of a yoga teacher

A fellow yoga teacher kindly suggested to me today morning that I should register myself with ‘Yoga Alliance’. As per her advice, it would give me and my capability as a yoga teacher ‘credibility’ and that it would be good for ‘business’ considering all international yoga studios, festivals, corporates and ‘important clients’ would now be rest assured that I am capable of teaching yoga.

Ahem. . . .

So I, an Indian, teaching a 5000-year old Indian way of life, researched and developed by Indians in India now need to get the authenticity of my teaching verified by an American company that learnt the spelling of yoga roughly around 40-50 years ago and is now making billions of dollars every year by ‘authenticating’ the veracity of every yoga teacher around the world worth his or her name.

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