The UN is planning to celebrate a Yoga-Day in 2015. So, it is safe to assume that there will a wide spread interest in yoga and yogic practices along with a spirited debate whether the yogic practice is religion specific. In this article Paramahansa Yogananda provides a clear explanation of yoga and its universal nature. He also explains why this practice is essential for every one to develop and dispels common misunderstandings associated with.
Use the link below to read this short article by him. Who knows, you might take up meditation as a result.:)