The Deeper Dimension of Yoga

The Deeper Dimension of Yoga

Theory and Practice
By Georg Feuerstein
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Shambhala Publications
06/01/2003
Pages: 432
Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781570629358
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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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