Thinking with the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

Thinking with the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

- Translation and Interpretation

This book presents contemporary scholarship on the Yoga Sutra. It revisits Patajali's philosophy by bringing it into dialogue with contemporary concerns across a variety of topics and perspectives. Questions regarding the role of the body in the practice of classical yoga, the debate between the realistic or idealistic interpretation of the text, the relation between Yoga and other Indian philosophical schools, the use of imagination in the pursuit of self-knowledge, the interplay between consciousness and nature, the possibilities and limitations of using it as a therapeutic philosophy, the science of meditation, and overcoming our fear of death probe the many dimensions that this text continues to offer for thought and reflection.

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  • Sprog:
  • Engelsk
  • ISBN:
  • 9781498570978
  • Beskyttelse:
  • DRM
  • Udgivet:
  • 20. maj 2019
  • Straks på e-mail
  • 814,95 kr.
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This book presents contemporary scholarship on the Yoga Sutra. It revisits Patajali's philosophy by bringing it into dialogue with contemporary concerns across a variety of topics and perspectives. Questions regarding the role of the body in the practice of classical yoga, the debate between the realistic or idealistic interpretation of the text, the relation between Yoga and other Indian philosophical schools, the use of imagination in the pursuit of self-knowledge, the interplay between consciousness and nature, the possibilities and limitations of using it as a therapeutic philosophy, the science of meditation, and overcoming our fear of death probe the many dimensions that this text continues to offer for thought and reflection.
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