Yoga in the Modern World: Contemporary Perspectives (Routledge Hindu Studies)

Yoga in the Modern World: Contemporary Perspectives (Routledge Hindu Studies)

Today yoga is a completely globalised phenomenon. Yoga has taken the realm by way of hurricane and is even seeing renewed reputation in India. either in India and overseas, adults, kids and youths are practising yoga in varied settings; gyms, faculties, domestic, paintings, yoga studios and temples. The yoga diaspora started good over 100 years in the past and we proceed to determine new manifestations and makes use of of Yoga within the glossy world.

As the 1st of its sort this assortment attracts jointly leading edge scholarship within the box, targeting the idea and perform of yoga in modern occasions. delivering quite a number views on yoga's modern manifestations, it maps the stream, improvement and consolidation of yoga in worldwide settings. the gathering gains one of the most famous authors in the box and more recent voices. The contributions span a couple of disciplines within the humanities, together with, anthropology, Philosophy, reports in faith and Asian experiences, providing more than a few access issues to the problems fascinated by the examine of the topic. As such, is of use to these fascinated about educational scholarship, in addition to to the transforming into variety of yoga practitioners who search a deeper account of the foundation and importance of the ideas and traditions they're enticing with. it's going to also-and possibly so much of all-speak to the transforming into numbers of 'scholar-practitioners' who straddle those realms.

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