The Philosophy of Classical Yoga (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
152
Utgivningsdatum
1999-11-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Dimensioner
208 x 133 x 10 mm
Vikt
200 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780892816033
The Philosophy of Classical Yoga (häftad)

The Philosophy of Classical Yoga

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This is the first comprehensive and systematic analytical study of the major philosophical concepts of classical yoga. The book consists of a series of detailed discussions of the key concepts used by Pata-jali in his Yoga-Sutra to describe and explain the enigma of human existence and to point a way beyond the perpetual motion of the wheel of becoming. Feuerstein's study differs from previous ones in that it seeks to free Pata-jali's aphoristic statements from the accretions of later interpretations; instead, the author places the Sutra in its original context and sees it as the source of the whole edifice of classical yoga and not just as a summary of previous developments. This book will be of interest to comparative reliogionists, Indologists, and practitioners of yoga who wish to deepen their understanding of its philosophical basis.
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"This is certainly one of the most profound and original contributions to the understanding of classical yoga."--Mircea Eliade

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Georg Feuerstein wrote a number of books on yoga and related topics, including "Yoga: The Technology of Ecstasy, Wholeness or Transcendence?," "The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation and Commentary," and the award-winning "Encyclopedic Dictionary of Yoga." An acknowledged yoga scholar of international stature, he was a founding member of the Indian Academy of Yoga, Benares Hindu University, a member of the advisory council of the Center for Studies in Science and Spirituality in San Francisco, and a contributing editor of "Yoga Journal."