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

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 13, 2010
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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.



About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & 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. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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 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. elephantjournal says:

    That's what we get when we measure the health of a civilization not by… but by GNP.

  5. hahahahahahahahahaha……nive

  6. gastroenterologyphysician says:

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