How yoga helps veterans

Arjuna, via hinduhumanrights.info

It’s Veterans Day here in the U.S., so to a thanks for those who did their duty, here’s a quick rundown of stories and organizations focused on the benefits of yoga for veterans. (It’s a topic we’ve covered a bit.)

Former Marine finds piece through yoga

Veterans Yoga Project

Wounded vets turn to yoga for healing

Yoga a powerful practice for vets

Yoga at the Pentagon

Yoga Warriors

Roundup of studies on yoga’s ability to help veterans and those with PTSD

If you’ve read the Mahabharata, it doesn’t feel like it takes a great leap to find symptoms and hints that the warriors involved, Arjuna included, suffered from what we’d now call PTSD.

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