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Author Feuerstein, Georg.

Title The yoga tradition : its history, literature, philosophy, and practice / Georg Feuerstein ; foreword by Ken Wilber
Edition Unabridged, New format edition
Published Prescott, Ariz. : Hohm Press, [2001]


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Description xxx, 513 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS: Building blocks -- The wheel of yoga -- Yoga and the other Hindu traditions -- PART TWO: PRE-CLASSICAL YOGA: Yoga in ancient times -- The whispered wisdom of the early Upanishads -- Jaina Yoga: the teachings of the victorious ford-makers -- Yoga in Buddhism -- The flowering of yoga -- PART THREE: CLASSICAL YOGA: The history and literature of Patanjala-Yoga -- The philosophy and practice of Patanjala-Yoga -- PART FOUR: POST-CLASSICAL YOGA: The nondualist approach to God among the Shiva worshipers -- The Vedantic approach to God among the Vishnu worshipers -- Yoga and Yogins in the Puranas -- The yogic idealism in the Yoga-Vasishtha -- God, visions, and power: the Yoga-Upanishads -- The Yoga in Sikhism -- PART FIVE: POWER AND TRANSCENDENCE IN TANTRISM: The esotericism of medieval Tantra-Yoga -- Yoga as spiritual alchemy: the philosophy and practice of Hatha-Yoga
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-473) and index
Subject Yoga.
ISBN 1890772186 (alk. paper)