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A history of modern yoga : Patañjali and Western esotericism

Author: Elizabeth De Michelis
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A History of Modern Yoga traces the roots of Modern Yoga back to the spread of western esoteric ideas in 18th century Bengal's intellectual circles. In due course Raja Yoga, published by Vivekananda in 1896, became the seminal text of Modern Yoga largely because, the author shows, it reconfigured the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali along the lines of a then emerging New Age occultistic style of secularised and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Patañjali.; Patañjali.; Patañjali (Philosoph).
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth De Michelis
ISBN: 9781472548436 1472548434
OCLC Number: 1057398490
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 282 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. The prehistory of modern yoga --
pt. 2. Modern yoga theory and practice.
Responsibility: Elizabeth De Michelis.

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A History of Modern Yoga traces the roots of Modern Yoga back to the spread of western esoteric ideas in 18th century Bengal's intellectual circles. In due course Raja Yoga, published by Vivekananda  Read more...

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