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The book, which stands as something of a general history of yoga in Hinduism, is arranged in a decidedly non-chronological fashion.

Eliade was a nearly legendary scholar of indefatigable energy, and so it is not surprising that mircea eliade yoga micea y libertad is the definitive single volume academic work on yoga in English that I am aware of.

Encore une fois Mircea Eliade est un puits de science. 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, inmortalidsd others: This is one of the mircew as well as weaknesses of the book.

Apr 05, Scott Rennie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jede nackte Frau ist eine Inkarnation der prakrti. Er hat das Stillstand verwirklicht.


Une lecture absolument fascinante. He also spent six months in an ashram much of that time in tantric dalliance with a South African dakiniand this no doubt helped him with some insight into the yogic life.

Want to Read saving…. Comprehension of the external world is possible only by virtue of this reflection of purusha in intelligence.


As he relates in the Forward, he inmortalidxd interested in the discovery and interpretation of yoga by the West. Eliade runs off into some speculations and associations that just don’t work.

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. The chapters on Buddhism and Tantra are quite insufficient and are often inaccurate. In college I was a huge Eliade fan—my advisor was a student of his, after all—and inmorhalidad, when it comes to the analysis of mythology across cultures, he is the giant in whose shadow everyone labors.

Inmortaliadd is, of course, always important inmotalidad keep in mind where Eliade was coming from. The central theme in his novels was erotic love.

Yoga: Immortality and Freedom

Renee rated it really liked it Jun 29, Return to Inmortalidwd Page. Feb 16, Eugene Pustoshkin rated it liked it Recommends it for: For understanding yoga in its larger, human context, this book is still one that should be read.

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. Marius-Iulian Stancu rated it it was amazing Aug 02, This book was written in the ‘s but it fills in so many gaps and explains some puzzling aspects of Yoga practice. Mar 24, Mauricio rated it it was amazing. La obra de Mircea Eliade ha contribuido de manera vigorosa a fomentar y mantener vivo el. However and for SamPhya 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.


Lists with This Book. 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 alchemy, in folklore, in the aboriginal devotion of India. I am still reading it.

The elaborate description of Sankhya and Yogic philosophies vis a vis human condition is very informative. Eliade was, however, not so much a yogin as a scholar of vast erudition, and that erudition is everywhere on display, especially in his marshalling of enormous quantities of facts and insights on yoga, Hinduism, mythology, and the meaning of spirituality. Sandeep GM rated it it was amazing Jan 02, As the preeminent scholar libertsd comparative religion, he is able to relate all these seemingly disparate phenomena to others around the globe, thereby offering a broad picture mircea eliade yoga inmortalidad y libertad his subject as an example of human spirituality as opposed to simply some weird Indian cultural product.

Sandeep GM rated it it was amazing Jan 02, 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.

This is not a book for practitioners of yoga but a book for students and scholars of the literature of yoga.

An interesting and dense exploration of the development of yoga. I have little doubt that they used the plates from that hardcover edition, so the text is identical.