The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice

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SCB Distributors, Sep 18, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 544 pages
A unique reference work from the foremost writer on Yoga today, THE YOGA TRADITION surveys the 5,000-year history of Hindy, Buddhistm, Jaina, and Sikh Yoga, featuring full and partial translations of numerous key scriptures and over 200 illustrations. It is considered the CLASSIC text on Yoga practice and history.
 

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Contents

Blessing by Sri Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Acknowledgments
FOUNDATIONS
The Wheel of Yoga
Yoga and Other Hindu Traditions
PRECLASSICAL YOGA
RigVeda Selection
The Whispered Wisdom of the Early Upanishads
POSTCLASSICAL YOGA
The Vedântic Approach to God Among the Vishnu Worshipers
Yoga and Yogins in the Purânas
The Yogic Idealism of the YogaVâsishtha
God Visions and Power The YogaUpanishads
Yoga in Sikhism
The Esotericism of Medieval TantraYoga
Yoga as Spiritual Alchemy The Philosophy and Practice of Hatha

Jaina Yoga The Teachings of the Victorious FordMakers
Yoga in Buddhism
The Flowering of Yoga
CLASSICAL YOGA
The Philosophy and Practice of PâtanjalaYoga
GorakshaPaddhati
Epilogue
Chronology
Addendum to Select Bibliography
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