Yoga as philosophy and religion.

by Dasgupta, Surendranath

Publisher: Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 200 Downloads: 572
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  • Patañjali,
  • Yoga,
  • Philosophy, Hindu

Edition Notes

A brief exposition of the doctrines taught by Patañjali and elaborated by his commentators.

LC ClassificationsB132.Y6 D27 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5217795M
LC Control Number75102567

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Yoga as Philosophy and Religion book. By Surendranath Dasgupta. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 8 October Cited by: The book is aimed at both university students taking courses in comparative religion and philosophy and practitioners of yoga who seek to go beyond the activity and explore its spiritual dimensions.

It presents yoga in the context of its historical evolution in India and explains the nature of its associations with various metaphysical doctrines. The third concept Yoga Sutras synthesize into its philosophy is the ancient ascetic traditions of meditation and introspection, as well as the yoga ideas from middle Upanishads such as Katha, Shvetashvatara and Maitri.

Patanjali's Yoga Sutras are widely regarded as the first compilation of the formal yoga philosophy. The main philosophy of yoga is simple: mind, body and spirit are all one and cannot be clearly separated.

Yet there is a multitude of philosophical ideas developed by looking into the deeper dimensions of the body, mind and spirit. YOGA SAMHITA By Sri Swami Sivananda. This publication is a companion to 'BLISS DIVINE', containing similar presentations on a vast area of subjects in Philosophy, Religion and Spiritual Sadhana.

The contents of 'YOGA SAMHITA' forms the author's writing on different occasions, and therefore, touch upon multifarious aspects of philosophic thought. Regarded by many as the Bible of modern yoga, this book is the definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of yoga.

The book includes classic photos and instruction on asana and pranayama, a week practice and development programme and yoga sequences to help heal a range of illnesses and conditions.

From the Gita to the Grail £ Yoga as philosophy and religion. book shares several central ideas with the Advaita Vedanta school of Hinduism, with the difference that Yoga philosophy is a form of experimental mysticism, while Advaita Vedanta is a form of monistic personalism.

Advaita Vedanta, and other schools of Hinduism, accept, adopt and build upon many of the teachings and techniques of Yoga. The Yoga Book for an Examined Life. The Wisdom of Yoga: A Seeker's Guide to Extraordinary Living by Stephen Cope; To go right to the heart of yoga, you might consider picking up a copy of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, widely recognized as yoga's primary n somewhere between and BCE, the text explains what yoga is and how to undertake its practice.

Yoga philosophy is one of the six major orthodox schools of Hinduism. Ancient, medieval and most modern literature often refers to the Yoga school of Hinduism simply as Yoga.

It is closely related to the Samkhya school of Hinduism. The Yoga school's systematic studies to better oneself physically, mentally and spiritually has influenced all other schools of Indian philosophy.

The yoga has its roots in Indian philosophy from ancient times. This book explains the chronology of the history of Yoga. If you are studying the Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali, the Harha Yoga Paprika and/or the Bhagavad Gita, this book is the perfect companion because it helps us to understand the Historical perspective of the Holy Books of YogaCited by:   Swami Sivananda was a proponent of Yoga and Vedanta.

He founded divine life society (DLS) 11 in Rishikesh and published more than books on Yoga. His book contains the practical application of Yoga philosophy over theoretical knowledge. The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice.

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Many people today (including some Christians) are taking up yoga practice. We’ll later consider whether yoga philosophy can truly be separated from yoga practice, but we must first establish that there are crucial doctrinal differences between yoga and Christianity.

Let’s briefly look at just a. Yoga has been a controversial practice among Western Christians for a while now. This question about Christians engaging in yoga is a complex one because people practice yoga in different ways and. Download Yoga - As Philosophy and Religion by Surendranath Dasgupta free PDF book Introduction: This little volume is an attempt at a brief exposition of the philosophical and religious doctrines found in Patanjali's Yoga-sutra as explained by its successive commentaries of Vyasa, Vacaspati, Vijiiana Bhikshu, and others.

Since he has been the Spalding Lecturer in Indian Philosophy and Religion in the University of Durham. He has published articles on Yoga and Buddhism in English, German and Czech and a book "Hatha Yoga" in Czech (Prague2nd ed.

He is currently engaged in research on the Vedas. The Yoga Sutra, widely regarded as the authoritative text on yoga, is a collection of aphorisms, outlining the eight limbs of yoga. These "threads" (as sutra Get an introduction to yoga philosophy and learn how to integrate philosophy with your practice for a complete yoga lifestyle.

Yoga, (Sanskrit: “Yoking” or “Union”) one of the six systems (darshans) of Indian philosophy. Its influence has been widespread among many other schools of Indian thought.

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First of two parts deals with yoga metaphysics, delineating characteristics and functions of Prakrti and. According to Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtra, the basic systematic text of yoga philosophy, these are not yoga: they are among the ancillary practices (aṅga-s) in support of yoga (see for instance, Yoga Sūtra Books II and III).

Yoga in contrast is defined as: Taking responsibility for your mental life, which is basically philosophy (YS I). YOGA - As Philosophy and Religion by Surendranath Dasgupta.

Preface Contents Book I - Yoga Metaphysics: 1. Prakriti 2. Purusha 3. The Reality of the External World 4. The Process of Evolution 5. The Evolution of the Categories 6.

Evolution and Change of Qualities. Ashby began studies in the area of religion and philosophy and achieved a doctorate degree in these areas while at the same time he began to collect his research into what would later become several books on the subject of the African History, religion and ethics, world mythology, origins of Yoga Philosophy and practice in ancient Africa (Ancient Egypt/Nubia) and also the origins of.

Sebai Maa (Muata Abhaya Ashby) holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Religion, and a Doctor of Divinity Degree in Holistic Health. He is also a Pastoral Counselor and Teacher of Yoga Philosophy and Discipline. Ashby received his Doctor of Divinity Degree from and is an adjunct faculty member of the American Institute of Holistic Theology.

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Humanism in African Religion and African Religious Practice in the Present Day. On a visit to Benin, Pope John Paul II apologized for centuries of denigrating African religion by the Western culture.

Yoga is a mind and body practice with a 5,year history in ancient Indian philosophy. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.