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The Deeper Dimension of Yoga

Theory and Practice

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Shambhala Publications | 07/05/2011
ISBN: 9780834822085

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    The Deeper Dimension of Yoga

    Theory and Practice

    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…  Read More

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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

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"George Feuerstein ably demonstrates the depth and profundity of Yoga as a spiritual discipline."— Spirituality & Health

"His writing is lucid and accessible, without sacrificing any of the scholarly substance earned through three decades of intensive study, practice, research, and writing."— Yoga Journal

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