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Yoga: Modern Yoga
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Yoga enjoys an unprecedented and massive popularity in the 21st-century globalized world. Practically every major urban center in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and Australia offers a wide range of yoga teaching in dedicated centers, church halls, schools, and health clubs, and yoga is becoming increasingly popular in Asia, South America…

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Singleton, Mark, “Yoga: Modern Yoga”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 19 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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