The Deeper Dimension of Yoga

The Deeper Dimension of Yoga

Theory and Practice

Book - 2003
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Here is a comprehensive survey of the full breadth and depth of the 5,000-year-old Yoga tradition, emphasizing its potent philosophy and spiritual vision. Georg Feuerstein demonstrates that Yoga is much more than a system of physical exercises—it is a profound path of self-transformation that encompasses a range of teachings, practices, and sacred texts that can help us cultivate wisdom, balance, and inner freedom, as well as physical health.

Feuerstein is one of the few Western scholar-teachers of Yoga whose writing and teaching penetrate the full richness and depth of this ancient tradition. Here he offers a collection of essays touching on all facets of the discipline.

Topics include:

   •  The different branches and styles of Yoga
   •  The ethical teachings of Yoga
   •  Yoga and vegetarianism
   •  Meditation and mantras
   •  Choosing a teacher
   •  Tantric Yoga
   •  The experience of ecstasy

Baker & Taylor
Discusses yoga as a route to self-transformation, using powerful philosophy and spiritual vision to teach wisdom, balance, and inner freedom, in addition to physical health.

Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2003
Description: xv, 415 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781570629358
1570629358
Branch Call Number: 181.45 Feu

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