Thanks to yoga, which is contributing to some Hollywood celebrities to age “backward”. According to People magazine:”They’re Aging Backward! With the Help of Yoga, Caviar Facials and Organic Diets, the Older These Stars Get, the Younger They Look”.It lists stars who are “Aging Backward” as: Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lopez, Courteney Cox, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Nicollette Sheridan. It calls Demi Moore “47 and fabulous”. About Jennifer Aniston, it says: “Getting her body yoga-fit …helped turn back the clock…After her 2005 split from Brad Pitt, Aniston started doing yoga at least three times a week and adopted an organic diet”. Regarding Jada Pinkett Smith, it points out: “Smith keeps her body ageless with a mix of yoga, hiking and weight training.”
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that yoga was a mental and physical discipline by means of which the human-soul (jivatman) united with universal-soul (parmatman).Zed suggested celebrities to explore the spiritual dimension of yoga also besides its physical benefits.
Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, further said yoga was one of the six systems of orthodox Hindu philosophy and urged celebrities to take a look at the rest of the five schools also.Some sages had described yoga as the silencing of all mental transformations, which lead to the total realization of the Supreme Self, Zed added.