A lawsuit in California centers around complaints over whether Yoga should be practiced in schools.
In the recent legal case, a family sued the Encinitas school district on the basis that children were being taught Yoga in classes and that this constituted government sponsorship of religion. On Monday a judge ruled that while Yoga has religious roots, the way in which it had been taught was not religious in nature. The debate however is far from over as many still see Yoga as a religious practice that should not be taught to children in schools at all.
In a recent poll, 28% of people asked about the topic viewed Yoga as a spiritual practice. Yoga has gained immense popularity over the last few years. Rooted in Hinduism, it is seen as a way to help people exercise, relax and to take away some of the stresses and strains of modern life.
"In a closely watched lawsuit in the San Diego-area where a family had sued the Encinitas, Calif."
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Source: Huffington Post
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