Tag: religion and philosophy

Religions and Philosophies
Ruth Westoby

A History of the Yogic Body

Yoga is many things to many people in many contexts. Yet what we can say unambiguously is that modern yoga is predominately practised by women.

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Religions and Philosophies
Surabhi Sanghi

Hinduism: A brief history

As the largest religion practiced in India and one of the oldest religions in the world, Hinduism has a rich history.

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Anthropology
Andrew Osmond

A colourful celebration of Holi at SOAS

SOAS students typically celebrate Holi with a big party in one of the Bloomsbury squares. Rather more emphasis is placed on the fun and the frolics of the festival, and slightly less on chasing out evil on a big bonfire.

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Religions and Philosophies
Andrew Osmond

A Celebration of Max Weber

Hinduism and Buddhism was Max Weber’s second essay (after Confucianism and Taoism), which examined the economic ethics of the world religions. SOAS University of London

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