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A history of modern yoga : Patañjali and western esotericism

Author: Elizabeth De Michelis
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of yoga in the modern era, examining the religious foundations, the influence of Vivekananda and the developments of the 20th century. The book concludes with a chapter on the role  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Patañjali.; Patañjali.; Patañjali, Philosoph; Patañjali.; Patañjali, Philosoph.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth De Michelis
ISBN: 0826487726 9780826487728 0826465129 9780826465122
OCLC Number: 255366723
Description: XVII, 282 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction; Part I: The Prehistory of Modern Yoga; 1. Roots of Modern Yoga; 2. The religious foundations of Modern Yoga; 3. Vivekananda and the emergence of Neo-Vedantic occultism; 4. "God-realisation" and "Self-realisation" in Neo-Vedanta; Part II: Modern Yoga Theory and Practice; 5. Vivekananda's Raja-Yoga (1896): Modern Yoga formulated; 6. 20th century developments of Modern Yoga; 7. Theory and practice of lyengar Yoga; 8. Conclusion: Modern Postural Yoga as healing ritual of secular religion
Responsibility: Elizabeth De Michelis.

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