Hindus have welcomed Phoenix Suns, major American professional basketball team based in Phoenix (Arizona) and founded in 1968, for adopting yoga.
According to reports, its head coach Earl Watson recently held a mandatory yoga session for the team in California. He has been holding mandatory yoga sessions once a week.
Commending the Phoenix Suns for coming forward and providing an opportunity to players to avail the multiple benefits of yoga, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged all the professional basketball teams of USA to incorporate highly beneficial yoga in the lives of their players.
Yoga, referred as “a living fossil”, was a mental and physical discipline, for everybody to share and benefit from, whose traces went back to around 2,000 BCE to Indus Valley civilization, Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, pointed out.