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Still, keep your browser open with a dictionary page for every words I’ll bet there’s one you’ve never seen before lol A MUST for any Yoga teacher who takes pride in understanding what Yoga is really all about!

As he relates yoga.onmortalidad the Forward, he is interested in the discovery and interpretation of yoga by the West. The liberfad is a little difficult to read given it is a translation from Eliadw but the points he made are profound. Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice is a different sort of book, covering yoga from a more practical point of view, and is accessible to a general public.

In this way, Yoga: Drawing on years of study and experience in India, Eliade provides a comprehensive survey of Yoga in theory and practice from its earliest foreshadowings in the Vedas through the twentieth century.

Eliade was an intensely prolific author of fiction and non-fiction alike, publishing over 1, pieces over 60 oyga.inmortalidad. It is an illusion to believe that Spirit is dynamic because mental experience is so.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It is, of course, always important to keep in mind where Eliade was coming from.

One of the most important existing texts on the goga.inmortalidad of yoga. For the armchair theologian or philosopher, constant allusions to yogic parallels in other cultures—for example, among Inuit shamans—can provide illumination, but it is likely to distract or tire someone who wants to learn something useful from yoga. Books by Mircea Eliade.


Hande Gonul rated it really liked it Nov 01, But the Self is eliaxe corrupted by this reflection and does not lose its ontological modalities impassibility, eternity, etc.

Inspiring insights, perhaps a bit thick and wordy for anyone who doesn’t like academic reading but let’s forgive him since he was an academic. Encore une fois Mircea Eliade est un puits de science. I found the first half of the book to be very useful. Wenn ich denke, forme ich.

I am still reading it. However and for Mirceaa and Yoga this is the key to the paradoxical situation the most subtle, most transparent part of mental life, that is, intelligence buddhi in its mode of pure luminosity sattvahas a specific quality that of reflecting Spirit.

This book really is a “full exposition” insofar as that is possible including the ideas, symbolism and methods of yoga “as they are expressed in tantrism, in mircwa, in folklore, in the aboriginal devotion of India.

Renee rated it really liked it Jun 29, Drawing on years of study and experience in India, Eliade provides a comprehensiv In this landmark book the renowned scholar of religion Mircea Eliade lays the groundwork for a Western understanding of Yoga, exploring how its guiding principle, that of freedom, involves remaining in the world without letting oneself be exhausted by such “conditionings” as time and history.

Jun 04, Chinmay Roy rated it eliaade not like it. A review of the bibliography, for example, shows how yofa.inmortalidad he was on texts produced by Indians.

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He wants to explain that in detail. In college I was a huge Eliade fan—my advisor was a student of his, after all—and indeed, when it comes to the analysis of mythology across cultures, he is the giant in whose shadow everyone labors.

The utter lack of Eurocentrism or Orientalism is surprising given the book’s date, but Eliade made himself a student of yogic practices and history, so it’s a practitioners account — which is a very different thing to the account o As noted by many, many others: Romanian-born historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, professor at the University of Chicago, and one of the pre-eminent interpreters of world religion in this century.


Un libro esplendido para estudiar la maravilla del Yoga. This is an academic treatise which gets very dense towards the end.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Ioana rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Nov 15, Sudhakar Majety rated it really liked it.

Yoga: Immortality and Freedom

He also has an irritating propensity for obscure words and neologisms like homology, enstasis, hierophany, as well as an excessive fondness for Greco-Latin phrases. If you have the time and patience you will learn innumerable things you never expected to learn, about so many obscure texts and cults, about the mishmash of ideologies and practices that somehow became Hinduism. A great book, wish I’d read it several years back on my Yoga journey.

Deshalb will ich nicht mehr denken, nicht mehr formen. Urh rated it it was ok Nov 02, Feb 16, Eugene Pustoshkin rated it liked it Recommends it for: The edition of currently available is the same as the one I have except for a new cover. Eliade runs off into some speculations and associations that just don’t work.

For understanding yoga in its larger, human context, this book is still one that should be read. Eliade is clearly most interested in yoga as an exemplary phenomenon of homo religiosus rather than as a practice he or anyone else might seriously take up in their spare time, and this fact has to be borne in mind when venturing into the text.