Tantra Illuminated

Tantra Illuminated
  • Author : Christopher D Wallis
  • Publisher : Mattamayura Press
  • Release : 15 August 2013
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This book takes readers on a fascinating journey to the very heart of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices. Since the West's discovery of Tantra 100 years ago, there has been considerable fascination, speculation, and more than a little misinformation about this spiritual movement. Now, for the first time in the English language, Tantra Illuminated presents an accessible introduction to this sacred tradition that began 1,500 years ago, in the far north of India. The book uses translations from

Tantra Illuminated

Tantra Illuminated
  • Author : Christopher D. Wallis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 04 October 2022
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Tantra Illuminated takes the reader on a fascinating journey to the very heart of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices. Since the West s discovery of Tantra 100 years ago, there has been considerable fascination, speculation, and more than a little misinformation about this spiritual movement. Now, for the first time in the English language, Tantra Illuminated presents an accessible introduction to this sacred tradition that began 1,500 years ago in the far north of India. Using translations from

Understanding Yoga Therapy

Understanding Yoga Therapy
  • Author : Marlysa B. Sullivan,Laurie C. Hyland Robertson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 May 2020
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Understanding Yoga Therapy offers a comprehensive and accessible perspective on yoga therapy as a complementary, integrative route to promoting whole-person well-being. Readers will come away from the book understanding how the philosophy, texts, and teachings of yoga benefit a wide range of health conditions. The book is split into three helpful sections: Part I discusses foundational texts and their interpretations; Part II outlines the biopsychosocial-spiritual and neurophysiological model of integrative health pertinent to yoga therapy; and Part III focuses on

Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions

Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions
  • Author : George Pati,Katherine C. Zubko
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 October 2019
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This volume examines several theoretical concerns of embodiment in the context of Asian religious practice. Looking at both subtle and spatial bodies, it explores how both types of embodiment are engaged as sites for transformation, transaction and transgression. Collectively bridging ancient and modern conceptualizations of embodiment in religious practice, the book offers a complex mapping of how body is defined. It revisits more traditional, mystical religious systems, including Hindu Tantra and Yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, Bon, Chinese Daoism and Persian Sufism

Yoga Therapy Foundations Tools and Practice

Yoga Therapy Foundations  Tools  and Practice
  • Author : Laurie Hyland Robertson,Diane Finlayson
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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Providing essential support to schools and universities that offer yoga therapy training programs, this comprehensive, edited textbook develops robust curricula, enabling them to prepare yoga therapists to integrate into healthcare settings safely and effectively. The book includes a large and international list of contributors from diverse lineages and backgrounds such as Matthew Taylor, Gail Parker and Steffany Moonaz, and is the first resource on yoga therapy that aligns with the educationl competencies of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).

Recognition Sutras

Recognition Sutras
  • Author : Christopher Wallis
  • Publisher : Mattamayura Press
  • Release : 06 October 2017
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One thousand years ago, in the valley of Kashmir, a great Tantric master named Kshemaraja wrote his masterpiece: the Pratyabhijnahrdayam, which means "The Essence of the Recognition Philosophy". This text was a concise primer, written to introduce spiritual seekers to the Recognition philosophy in less formally philosophical, more approachable language. What Kshemaraja created turned out to be one of the world's great spiritual masterpieces, breathtaking in its brevity but stunning in its power. It came to be considered equivalent to

An Indian Tantric Tradition and Its Modern Global Revival

An Indian Tantric Tradition and Its Modern Global Revival
  • Author : D.E. Osto
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 March 2020
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This book analyzes the contemporary global revival of Nondual Śaivism, a thousand-year-old medieval Hindu religious philosophy. Providing a historical overview of the seminal people and groups responsible for the revival, the book compares the tradition’s medieval Indian origins to modern forms, which are situated within distinctively contemporary religious, economic and technological contexts. The author bridges the current gap in the literature between "insider" (emic) and "outsider” (etic) perspectives by examining modern Nondual Śaivism from multiple standpoints as both a

Yoga for Times of Change

Yoga for Times of Change
  • Author : Nina Zolotow
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 14 June 2022
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Stay calm, steady, and composed through the ups and downs of life with yoga poses, relaxation techniques, meditations, and lessons on how to manage stress, grief, anxiety, depression, and life's transitions. Yoga was originally designed to make you calmer, steadier, and more content, not just stronger and healthier. This guide offers many ways you can use yoga as a healthy coping mechanism when you're confronted with the physical, emotional, and mental changes that life brings you. It covers both ancient

Llewellyn s Complete Book of Chakras

Llewellyn s Complete Book of Chakras
  • Author : Cyndi Dale
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Release : 08 November 2015
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The Ultimate Guide to Chakras and Energy Systems As powerful centers of subtle energy, the chakras have fascinated humanity for thousands of years. Llewellyn's Complete Book of Chakras is a unique and empowering resource that provides comprehensive insights into these foundational sources of vitality and strength. Discover what chakras and chakra systems are, how to work with them for personal growth and healing, and the ways our understanding of chakras has transformed throughout time and across cultures. Lively and accessible,

Tantric Kali

Tantric Kali
  • Author : Daniel Odier
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 14 October 2016
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The mythology, rituals, meditations, and practices used in Tantric worship of the goddess Kali in the tradition of Kashmiri Shaivism • Reveals the practices of Vamachara, known as the Left-hand Path but more accurately translated as the Path of Shakti • Includes a Kali ritual from the Nirrutara Tantra, translated here for the first time • Presents devotional chants, meditations, and mudras specific to Tantric worship of Kali According to traditions going back to pre-Vedic times, Kali sprang from the third eye of

Roots Routes and a New Awakening

Roots  Routes and a New Awakening
  • Author : Ananta Kumar Giri
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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This book seeks to find creative and transformative relationship among roots and routes and create a new dynamics of awakening so that we can overcome the problems of closed and xenopbhobic roots and rootless cosmopolitanism. The book draws upon multiple philosophical and spiritual traditions of the world such as Siva Tantra, Buddhist phenomenology and Peircean Semiotics and discusses the works of Ibn-Arabi, Thoreau, Tolstoy, Gandhi and Raimon Panikkar,among others.The book is transdiscipinary building on creative thinking from philosophy,

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga
  • Author : Anna Ashby
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release : 21 March 2022
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From Anna Ashby, one of the first yoga teachers in the UK to offer this style, comes a complete overview of restorative yoga for teachers, trainees and experienced students. Arranged into three sections, the book is designed to help readers understand the history, purpose and characteristics of the practice; its feel and expression with an emphasis on breath, process and introspection; and how to structure a successful practice. Each section ends with self-enquiry and breath exploration so teachers can practically

Hinduism in the Modern World

Hinduism in the Modern World
  • Author : Brian A. Hatcher
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 October 2015
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Hinduism in the Modern World presents a new and unprecedented attempt to survey the nature, range, and significance of modern and contemporary Hinduism in South Asia and the global diaspora. Organized to reflect the direction of recent scholarly research, this volume breaks with earlier texts on this subject by seeking to overcome a misleading dichotomy between an elite, intellectualist "modern" Hinduism and the rest of what has so often been misleadingly termed "traditional" or "popular" Hinduism. Without neglecting the significance

Making a Mantra

Making a Mantra
  • Author : Ellen Gough
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 11 October 2021
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Jainism originated in India and shares some features with Buddhism and Hinduism, but it is a distinct tradition with its own key texts, art, rituals, beliefs, and history. One important way it has often been distinguished from Buddhism and Hinduism is through the highly contested category of Tantra: Jainism, unlike the others, does not contain a tantric path to liberation. But in Making a Mantra, historian of religions Ellen Gough refines and challenges our understanding of Tantra by looking at

Liquid Light

Liquid Light
  • Author : G. William Barnard
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 07 June 2022
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The Santo Daime is a syncretic religion that arose in the Amazon region of Brazil in the middle of the twentieth century and now has churches throughout the world. Its spiritual practice is based around the sacramental use of ayahuasca, a psychedelic brew consumed only within regular ceremonies. In Liquid Light, G. William Barnard—an initiate of the religion and a scholar of religious studies—considers the religious practice and transformative inner experiences of the Santo Daime community. Immersing readers