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A history of modern yoga : Patañjali and Western esotericism

Author: Elizabeth De Michelis
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2008, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
History
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De Michelis, Elizabeth.
History of modern yoga.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2008, 2004
(DLC) 2003046285
Named Person: Patañjali.; Patañjali.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth De Michelis
OCLC Number: 780181621
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 282 pages) : illustrations
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
Other Titles: Patañjali and Western esotericism
Public Library Complete.
Responsibility: Elizabeth De Michelis.

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