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A history of modern yoga : Patañjali and Western esotericism

Author: Elizabeth De Michelis
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st pbk. edView 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 Y.
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History
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De Michelis, Elizabeth.
History of modern yoga.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2005
(OCoLC)61176838
Named Person: Patañjali.; Patañjali.; Patañjali (Philosoph).
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth De Michelis
ISBN: 9780826439734 082643973X
OCLC Number: 650310449
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 282 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1. The prehistory of modern yoga: Roots of modern yoga --
The religious foundations of modern yoga --
Vivekananda and the emergence of Neo-Vadāntic occultism --
"God-realization" and "Self-realization" in Neo-Vadāntic --
Part 2. Modern yoga theory and practice --
Vivekananda's Rāja Yoga (1896): modern yoga formulated --
Twentieth-century developments of modern yoga --
Theory and practice Iyengar yoga --
Conclusion: modern postural yoga as healing ritual of secular religion.
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 in 1896, became the seminal text of Modern Y.

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