Yoga ads objectify sexy women. Buddhist statues exploit plump bald people.

Via on Aug 13, 2010

Saw this series of double chins, tummies (including many round ones and one impressively fit garuda with unshamed nipples and a six pack) and conjoined dieties at Ziji, a Shambhala Buddhist gift shop the other day, in the midst of a somewhat gossipy furor in the yoga community regarding yoga businesses’ depiction of “sexy” women in advertising.

Laughed:

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Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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6 Responses to “Yoga ads objectify sexy women. Buddhist statues exploit plump bald people.”

  1. Randi Willis Young says:

    Haha! :) Does this mean the 'feud' is over? :)

  2. Tobye Hillier tobye says:

    I'm being exploited…. whoot whoot!!

  3. Yeshe Dorje says:

    More stuff! The producing and selling and buying continues. It seems to be what we do with everything in this realm and in this age.

  4. hahahahahahahahahaha……nive

  5. gastroenterologyphysician says:

    Like the way you show the post & shared a great of art

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