Western Yoga studios stem out of the Brahminical tradition of the Buddha's day, the very ancient Vedic books, and modern traditions organized as "Hinduism" by Shankara echoing the work of Patanjali.
|Shankara: Lord Buddha's wrong.|
- Shankara explained the key difference between Hinduism and Buddhism, stating that Hinduism [like almost every other religion in the world has ever known] asserts that "atman (soul, self) exists," whereas Buddhism asserts that -- ultimately speaking -- there is "no soul, no self" (an insight and teaching unique to buddhas called anatta in Pali or an-atman in Sanskrit).
|The ultimate truth is subtle, counterintuitive.|
|Come see for yourself. Realize what I have realized. Be free as I am free. Here is the Path.|
|What did the Enlightened One realize?|