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Like a Tree Universally Spread Sri Sabhapati Swami And Śivarājayoga

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ISBN-10: 0197665470

ISBN-13: 9780197665473

Edition: N/A

Authors: Keith Edward Cant�

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This book examines the life of a nineteenth- to early twentieth-century Tamil yogin named Sri Sabhapati Swami (Śrī Sabhāpati Svāmī or Capāpati Cuvāmikaḷ, ca. 1828-1923/4) and his unique English, Tamil, Hindi, and Bengali literature on a Sanskrit-based system of yogic meditation known as the "Rājayoga for Śiva" (Tamil: civarājayōkam, Sanskrit: śivarājayoga), the full experience of which is compared to being like a "tree universally spread." Its practice was based on a unique synthesis of Tamil Vīraśaiva and Siddhar cosmologies in the colonial period, and the yogic literature in which it is found was designed to have universal appeal across boundaries of caste, gender, and sectarian…    
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/20/2023
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 8.90" wide x 6.50" long x 2.20" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English