Is Yoga and the Catholic faith compatible?

By Wally Arida
Publisher & Editor in chief

At we do our best to pr0vide our readers with articles and materials that we feel are relevant to our everyday practice of our Catholic faith.

This article, "Catholic faith and Yoga," was originally published in May 24, 2007. As you can imagine, it generated some comments and questions from our readers who are practitioners of Yoga.

We invite you to read this article throughly - including the comments from our readers and from our Theology editors. Please share your thoughts with us. It is our hope that through this blog post we can enlighten you on the merits and pitfalls of the practice from a truly Catholic perspective. We also pray this article gives you a clearer guideline on what the Catholic Church teaches about the matter.

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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous5:02 PM

    I am a casual practitioner of Yoga. Without reading the article in its entirety, this topic caused quite a discussion among me and my friends. I'm so glad I read it and all the comments thoroughly because you have succeeded in pointing out the many faces of this very casual contemporary practice. Now I know I have to be careful not to get "burned" if I get too close to the fire as you have cautioned. Thank you again for a very open and honest discussion on this topic. God bless you for what you do. More power to