Indian government agency fights US companies trying to copyright their versions of yoga. Yoga is ancient collective knowledge and should be available for use by anyone, agency says

by Emily Wax

Heard of Naked Yoga? Kosher Yoga? Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? More than 30 million Americans practice some sort of yoga in an ever-expanding industry generating an estimated $6 billion in the United States alone.

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.
    This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

    Error: No connected account.

    Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to connect an account.