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

Author: Georg Feuerstein
Publisher: Prescott, Ariz. : Hohm Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the foremost living authority on Yoga comes the most comprehensive and reliable treatment of the subject available today. This is a work of impeccable scholarship by a person who has dedicated his life to the understanding and practice of yoga. The book offers a complete overview of every Yogic tradition, from the familiar to the lesser-known forms. It also covers all aspects of Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina Yoga,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georg Feuerstein
ISBN: 0934252831 9780934252836 0934252882 9780934252881
OCLC Number: 39013819
Description: xxxii, 686 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Blessing / Sri Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami xi --
Introduction: The Impulse Toward Transcendence xxv --
Part 2 Pre-Classical Yoga --
Part 3 Classical Yoga --
Part 4 Post-Classical Yoga --
Part 5 Power and Transcendence in Tantrism.
Responsibility: Georg Feuerstein ; foreword by Ken Wilber.

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"From the foremost living authority on Yoga comes the most comprehensive and reliable treatment of the subject available today. This is a work of impeccable scholarship by a person who has dedicated his life to the understanding and practice of yoga. The book offers a complete overview of every Yogic tradition, from the familiar to the lesser-known forms. It also covers all aspects of Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina Yoga, including history, philosophy, literature, psychology and practice. In addition, included are * translations of twenty Yoga treatises * the first translation of the Goraksha Paddhati"--Publisher.

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