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The yoga tradition : its history, literature, philosophy, and practice

Author: Georg Feuerstein
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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Aunque reference work from the foremost writer on Yoga today, [this book] surveys the 5,000-year history of Hindu, Buddhist, Jaina, and Sikh Yoga, featuring full and partial translations of numerous key scriptures.-Back cover.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Georg Feuerstein
OCLC Number: 191827969
Notes: Originally published: Prescott, AZ : Hohm Press, ©2001.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Foundations: Building blocks; Wheel of yoga; Yoga and the other Hindu traditions --
Pre-classical yoga: Yoga in ancient times; Whispered wisdom of the early Upanishads; Jaina Yoga, the teachings of the victorious ford-makers; Yoga in Buddhism; Flowering of yoga --
Classical yoga: History and literature of Patanjala-Yoga; Philosophy and practice of Patanjala-Yoga --
Post-classical yoga: Nondualist approach to God among the Shiva worshipers; Vedantic approach to God among the Vishnu worshipers; Yoga and Yogins in the Puranas; Yogic idealism in the Yoga-Vasishtha; God, visions, and power, the Yoga-Upanishads; Yoga in Sikhism --
Power and transcendence in Tantrism: Esotericism of medieval Tantra-Yoga; Yoga as spiritual alchemy, the philosophy and practice of Hatha-Yoga --
Epilogue --
Chronology --
Glossary of key terms.
Responsibility: Georg Feuerstein ; foreword by Ken Wilber.

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Aunque reference work from the foremost writer on Yoga today, [this book] surveys the 5,000-year history of Hindu, Buddhist, Jaina, and Sikh Yoga, featuring full and partial translations of numerous key scriptures.-Back cover.

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