Asian Art Museum  Yoga the Art of Transformation

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Last Saturday I visited the exhibition of  «Yoga: The Art of Transformation» in Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. I guess that is great initial step in education of public toward understanding of what the yoga really is.

Due to 20-century global movement of westernization of ancient asian (indian, vedic, chinese) traditions there were some distortions of the real purpose of such powerful traditions and spiritual instrumentation as Yoga. In modern time widespread attitude to yoga  as to physical training for health and stress release is too shallow and do not recognize the highest spiritual goals and amazing life-changing technologies of Yoga.

This exhibition is some sort of attempt to shed more light on those spiritual aspects of Yoga. Some attempt,  but I hope it could be really helpful for many of us to reevaluate with new curious look  the wonderful depth and highest wisdom of Yoga tradition.

Let yourself  spend enough time in the rooms of exhibition,  tune to calm and meditative perception and Read the rest of this entry »