Yoga is exercise, or is it meditation? Yoga is ancient, or is it innovative? These are questions often debated within the community. But what is not disputed though: the practice is more popular than ever and it’s a worldwide industry worth billions of dollars. So who actually owns yoga, and what is there to own anyway? 

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with: 

Suhag Shukla @SuhagAShukla
Executive Director, Hindu American Foundation

Eddie Stern @eddiestern
Director, Ashtanga Yoga New York

Bhanu Bhatnagar @bhanu_bhatnagar
Producer, Al Jazeera English

Deepak Chopra @DeepakChopra
Author, The Future of God

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