The Resource Yoga powers : extraordinary capacities attained through meditation and concentration, edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

Yoga powers : extraordinary capacities attained through meditation and concentration, edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

Label
Yoga powers : extraordinary capacities attained through meditation and concentration
Title
Yoga powers
Title remainder
extraordinary capacities attained through meditation and concentration
Statement of responsibility
edited by Knut A. Jacobsen
Title variation
Extraordinary capacities attained through meditation and concentration
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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 conceptions of divinity, and explores the rational explanations of the powers provided by the traditions."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
294.5/436
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1055
LC item number
.Y64 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brill's Indological library,
Series volume
v. 37
Label
Yoga powers : extraordinary capacities attained through meditation and concentration, edited by Knut A. Jacobsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Yoga Powers and Religious Traditions -- Yoga powers in the Mahabharata -- How Big Can Yogis Get? How Much Can Yogis See? -- The Cultivation of Yogic Powers in the Palī Path Manuals of Theravadā Buddhism -- The Wondrous Display of Superhuman Power in the Vimala-kirtinirdesa: Miracle or Marvel? -- On the Appearance of Siddhis in Chinese Buddhist Texts -- Supernatural Powers and Their Attainment in Jainism -- Power and Meaning in the Yogasutra of Patañjali -- Siddhis in the Yogasutra -- Holding On and Letting Go: The In and Out of Powers in Classical Yoga -- Powers and Identities: Yoga Powers and the Tantric Saiva Traditions -- Liberation and Immortality: Bhusunda's Yoga of Prana in the Yogavasistha -- Siddhi and Mahasiddhi in Early Hathayoga -- My Miracle Trumps Your Magic: Encounters with Yogis in Sufi and Bhakti Hagiograpical Literature -- Sai Baba of Sirdi and Yoga Powers -- Yogic Powers and the Ramananda Sampraday -- Yoga Powers in a Contemporary Samkhya-Yoga Tradition -- The Evolving Siddhi: Yoga and Tantra in the Human Potential Movement and Beyond
Control code
ocn763160744
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 519 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004214316
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3018938x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)763160744
  • pebcs9004214313

Library Locations

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