The Deeper Dimension of Yoga by Georg Feuerstein
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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 YogaThe ethical teachings of YogaYoga and vegetarianismMeditation and mantrasChoosing a teacherTantric YogaThe experience of ecstasy


About Georg Feuerstein

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Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D., is the founder-director of the Yoga Research and Education Center in California and is internationally known for his many interpretative studies of the Yoga tradition. A columnist for Yoga International, he is the author of more than thirty books. His latest work is featured at
Published July 5, 2011 by Shambhala Publications. 434 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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"Yoga has had a glorious history and offers a sophisticated understanding of the human mind, profound moral and philosophical teachings, and a great many practices apart from the postures," writes George Feuerstein, the founder-director of the Yoga Research and Education Center in California and ...

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