Thursday, January 13, 2011

Sri Sri Ravishankar rues service tax on yoga centres

Mumbai, Jan 12 (PTI) Art of Living proponent Sri SriRavishankar today regretted that the government was not doinganything to propagate yoga, instead it was levying service taxon centres teaching the ancient practice.

"We have to own up our heritage and traditions. Whileevery country is making yoga their own as they have found itsmeaning, we are doing nothing to safeguard this valuabletradition of ours. Instead our government has brought yogacentres under the service tax net," the globally acclaimedspiritual guru said during a special interaction with themedia at the Press Club here today.

Speaking on the theme ''From a stress-free mind to a scam-free nation,'' Ravishankar lauded the media for exposing huge scams that the country is beset with.Read More

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