Part of yoga's appeal is that it continues to be seen as a mystical, ancient tradition. The truth is, the practice of yoga has gone through some profound shifts.
Many companies now encourage certain spiritual practices to improve well-being and productivity, yet religion at work is a growing source of conflict. A paradox?
There is reliable scientific evidence by which yoga could help individuals with mental disorders.
Classroom meditation shows promise for improving student attention, focus, happiness and self-awareness.
A scholar visited Rajneeshpuram and met the many highly accomplished men and women who became devotees of the controversial guru. What brought them to the spiritual community, and what made them stay?
How can exercise, meditation and hypnosis change our brains and potentially prevent disease?
There's far more to meditation that sitting peacefully with crossed legs.
Only a few parts of Buddhism's much larger practice were transplanted into American soil in the late 19th century. Here's how Buddhism changed when it migrated.
Are your new diet, exercise, meditation and self-care resolutions for 2018 really a personal choice? Or are you a model Western "biocitizen," living a life of unfreedom?
Why you might be getting gratitude all wrong.
There is no clear-cut definition of what mindfulness actually is. This has potentially serious implications.
Research shows this psychological technique can help people become more aware and support global change.
A scholar explains how yoga is being Christianized in different parts of the world. But some Hindus and Christians argue that yoga is fundamentally Hindu.
From the shores of India to a gym on the high-street — the evolution of modern yoga.
Even as congregations decline, chapels, meditation and prayer rooms are evolving as spaces of multi-faith worship and quiet reflection.
Why extreme sports can change your life for the better.
Time is fixed, but people experience hours, months and days in very different ways. One researcher has spent decades exploring this universal phenomenon.
Seawater has been used to treat skin problems, sinuses and mental health issues for centuries. And the evidence largely stacks up.
Hold up: mindfulness training as a complementary therapy in cancer treatment might not work for everyone.
A recent poster displayed Donald Trump with the Indian spiritual symbol of 'om.' Here is the problem: