And then there is the view of Father Bede Griffiths who saw many parallels between Hindu and Christian thought and who even taught the possibility of a Christian Yoga. Many of us in the West only know the physical movement meaning of Yoga. There is more to it. The heart of these fundamentalist Christians' fear probably is that practicing the movements will lead to the adoption of the religious ideas. So Yoga becomes as Mouw pointed out just another symbol of that which in some Christian's minds takes people away from their union with Christ. What they miss is yoga means union with the divine.
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