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The Deeper Dimension of Yoga: Theory and Practiceby Georg Feuerstein
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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.
• 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
As the number of dedicated yoga fans grows, more and more students are seeking to study the subject in depth. Feuerstein is one of the rare teachers in the West qualified to penetrate the range and depth of this ancient tradition. Here he offers a collection of writings that presents the full-fledged spiritual tradition of yoga.
The vast and ancient tradition of Yoga is a profound path of self-transformation with goals far beyond mere flexibility. It offers a range of teachings and practices that can lead us to inner freedom. This work offers a collection of writings that present the spiritual tradition of Yoga.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-386) and index.
About the Author
Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D., is the founder-director of the Yoga Research and Education Center in California and is internationally known for his many interpretative studies of the Yoga tradition. A columnist for Yoga International, he is the author of more than thirty books. His latest work is featured at www.yrec.org.
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