Written some time in the second century, this text describes the path of Raja Yoga, often called "classical yoga".
Canada -- like many nations -- was slow to react but, by the 1980s, assumed a leading role in forcing economic sanctions against South Africa.
Canadian business people, activists and clergy also played parts in bringing about all-race elections in 1994, and a surprisingly peaceful end to apartheid.
Despite some troubles along the way, Whistler Village was built and became one of Canada's best-known resorts.
CBC Digital Archives takes a look at the still-bumpy road to Whistler's international success.
The most renowned of the Yogic scriptures is the Bhagavad-Gîtâ, composed around 500 B. Classical Yoga In the pre-classical stage, yoga was a mishmash of various ideas, beliefs and techniques that often conflicted and contradicted each other.
The Classical period is defined by Patanjali’s Yoga-Sûtras, the first systematic presentation of yoga.
But until the 1950s, the Whistler area was just a small collection of lodges and cabins.
Then a group of Vancouver businessmen with big dreams built a ski hill.
For almost 50 years, South Africa was ruled by apartheid -- a brutal system of racial separation that kept the nation's black majority in poverty while a white minority held the wealth and power.
As unrest grew, South Africa seemed destined for a bloodbath.
This exploration of these physical-spiritual connections and body centered practices led to the creation of what we primarily think of yoga in the West: Hatha Yoga.