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Sinister Yogis

Pub Date : 2010-07-15 | Author : David Gordon White | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226895154
ISBN 13 : 0226895157

Since the 1960s, yoga has become a billion-dollar industry in the West, attracting housewives and hipsters, New Agers and the old-aged. But our modern conception of yoga derives mu..


Sinister Yogis

Pub Date : 2009-11-01 | Author : David Gordon White | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226895130
ISBN 13 : 9780226895130

Since the 1960s, yoga has become a billion-dollar industry in the West, attracting housewives and hipsters, New Agers and the old-aged. But our modern conception of yoga derives mu..


The Alchemical Body

Pub Date : 2012-07-10 | Author : David Gordon White | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226149349
ISBN 13 : 022614934X

The Alchemical Body excavates and centers within its Indian context the lost tradition of the medieval Siddhas. Working from previously unexplored alchemical sources, David Gordon ..


Yoga In Practice

Pub Date : 2011-11-20 | Author : David Gordon White | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691140865
ISBN 13 : 0691140863

An anthology of primary texts drawn from the diverse yoga traditions of India, greater Asia, and the West. Focuses on the lived experiences in the many world of yoga...


The Yoga Sutra Of Patanjali

Pub Date : 2014-05-25 | Author : David Gordon White | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400850051
ISBN 13 : 1400850053

Consisting of fewer than two hundred verses written in an obscure if not impenetrable language and style, Patanjali's Yoga Sutra is today extolled by the yoga establishment as a pe..


Kiss Of The Yogini

Pub Date : 2006-07-07 | Author : David Gordon White | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226027838
ISBN 13 : 022602783X

For those who wonder what relation actual Tantric practices bear to the "Tantric sex" currently being marketed so successfully in the West, David Gordon White has a simple answer: ..


Yoga Powers

Pub Date : 2011-09-30 | Author : Knut A. Jacobsen | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004212145
ISBN 13 : 9004212140

The book offers a number of new insights in the history of yoga powers in the South Asian religious traditions, analyzes the position of the powers in the salvific process and in c..