Religious Therapeutics Body and Health in Yoga, Ayurveda, and Tantra

ISBN-10: 0791449165
ISBN-13: 9780791449165
Edition: 2001
List price: $31.95
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Careers in Medical Assisting Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 3/29/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 238
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

List of Figures and Tables
Acknowledgments
Symbols and Notes on Sources
Abbreviations
Introduction: The Idea of Religious Therapeutics
Religion and Medicine
A Model of Religious Therapeutics
Body and Philosophies of Healing
Body in Western Philosophy of Medicine
Presuppositions about the Body
Descartes on Body and Medicine
Body in the History of Western Medicine
Iconoclastic Concepts of Body in Yoga, Tantra, and Ayurveda
Traditional Indian Views of Person and Body
Yoga's Use of the Body to Transcend Itself
Tantra's Enlightenable Body
Body as the Ground of Well-being in Ayurveda
Meanings of Health in Ayurveda
Inquiry into Health
Determinants of Health
Biological and Ecological Determinants
Life, Development, and Longevity
Equilibrium
Adaptation
Non-susceptibility
Vitality, Endurance, and Relaxation
Medical and Psychological Determinants
Normality
Freedom from Pain
Wholeness and Integration
Awareness and Mental Clarity
Socio-cultural and Aesthetic Determinants
Relationality
Creativity
Generativity
Enjoyment
Metaphysical and Religious Determinants
Self-identity
Freedom
Ayurvedic Religious Therapeutics
Classical Yoga as a Religious Therapeutic
Meanings and Forms of Yoga
Meanings of 'Yoga'
Yoga in the Vedas, Upanisads, and Bhagavadgita
Yoga in the Vedas
Yoga in the Upanisads
Yoga in the Bhagavadgita
Traditions of Yoga Practice
A Matrix of Classical Yoga as a Religious Therapeutic
Metaphysical and Epistemic Foundations
Yoga's Therapeutic Paradigm
Yoga's Diagnosis of the Human Condition
The Yogic Remedy
Soteriology
Self-realization by Healing the Afflictions (Klesas)
Value Theory and Ethics: Health and the Good in Yoga
First Limb: Moral Self-restraints--Yama
Second Limb: Moral Commitments--Niyama
Physical Practice: The Soteriological Role of Body and Health in Yoga
Third Limb: Postures--Asana
Fourth Limb: Regulation of Vital Energy Through Breath--Pranayama
Fifth Limb: Withdrawal of the Senses--Pratyahara
Cultivation of Consciousness: The Polarity of Samadhi and Vyadhi (Illness)
Sixth Limb: Concentration--Dharana
Seventh Limb: Meditation--Dhyana
Eighth Limb: Meditative Trance--Samadhi
Liberation as Healing in Classical Yoga
Healing and Yoga's Therapeutic Paradigm
Wholeness and Holiness
Identity and Freedom
Tantra and Aesthetic Therapeutics
Body and Tantric Yogas
Features of Tantric Practice
Sexuality in Tantra
Kundalini Yoga
Mantra Yoga
Aesthetic Therapeutics in Tantra
Therapeutic Elements of Tantra
Sacred Music
Sacred Music as a Religious Therapeutic
How Is Sacred Music Therapeutic?
Breath, Music, and Healing
Body as Instrument of Sacred Music
Elements of Healing in Sanskrit Chant
Healing in Identification of Self with Cosmos
Sound as a Bridge Between Substantial and Non-substantial Being
Conclusion Community: Relationality in Religious Therapeutics
Notes
Sources
Indices
Subject Index
Sanskrit Terms
Index of Names
Sanskrit Texts

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×