In this landmark book the renowned scholar of religion Mircea Eliade lays the groundwork for a Western understanding of Yoga, exploring how its guiding. YOGA: IMMORTALITY AND FREEDOM. By Mircea Eliade. Translated from the. French by Willard R. Trask. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, Pp. xxii +. In this landmark book the renowned scholar of religion Mircea Eliade lays the understanding of Yoga, exploring how its guiding principle, that of freedom.

Author: Molmaran Tygoshura
Country: Greece
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 8 February 2017
Pages: 15
PDF File Size: 4.45 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.96 Mb
ISBN: 419-8-39941-518-3
Downloads: 21586
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kazishakar

But this concept raises purusa of itself, difficulties. Teresa Brosse, India see Ch Laubry and Teresa Brosse, collected papers on the yogis in India, by simultaneous recording of pulse, respiration and electronic trocardiogramas, “Presse medicale”, No.

This book was written in the ‘s but it fills in so many gaps and explains immortailty puzzling aspects of Yoga practice.

Sign in Create an account. Hereby acknowledges the laborious analysis of the substance followed by the authors Samkhyanos: Highly recommended to anyone interested in Patanjali, Indian philosophy, or comparative religions. On guna see Note also I, 5. However, such knowledge is impossible in the present human condition.

Yoga: Immortality and Freedom

So it’s useless to try to alter states of consciousness cittavrtti while latencies psychomental-ten is not controlled and dominated. For schools of Yoga “devotional” Mysticthis “unification” does not precede more clearly see the union-Dader, the human soul to God. Inter-national meetings in Geneva, and we shall return to it.

This third “member” is asana, which refers to the position well known yogi that Yoga-Sutra II, 46 defined as follows: FromEliade was a professor of the history of religions at the University of Chicago.


No form is new, says the Samkhya.

There is considerable amount of texts dealing with this immorta,ity Hindu ascetic, but most do nothing more than repeat the traditional formulas. In this way the yogi, although it has a long practice and has traveled many stages of their ascetic itinerary, she risks being beaten by the invasion of a powerful current of “whirlwind” psychomental two by precipitation vasana.

Therefore begin our investigation by a review of the theories and practices Yoga, as expressed by Patanjali.

The essential differences are few: Then they can” to enter the water without drowning or walk on fire without burning ” assures us the famous treaty oral formulation is rapportant efficace et secrete various procedures souffle d’absorb it Mas-but, p.

May 03, Simone Roberts rated it liked it. When we can no longer hold the air is expelled and is restarted from immortalitg to fifty times; exercise should be stopped noticing the sweat covering the sick place.

Yoga Immortality and Freedom Mircea Eliade | Davide Sada –

What we know, what we see is that prakriti has an “evolution” of the most complicated-tion and is not simple, but “composed”. According to the Samkhya, the ahamkara becomes aware of himself, and through that process, is passed sarva, emanation in the series of eleven principles psychic manas or internal sense, which coordinates the powers of the soul, the cin – co cognitive senses and the five senses conativeand the series of physical power Tanmatra.

The meaning of Sankhya seems to have been eliace ‘. We have here the law of existence is transubjective, like all law, but its validity and universality are at the origin of suffering that affects life. Sandeep GM rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Na-die pay attention to those doctrines which no one wants to expose as happens to the insane and the vulgar, good for business, but ignorant of the sciences e,iade the arts ” Tatt-va- Kaumudi, pag.


It is not five separate mental functions: According to Vedanta, this conception has no basis and the plurality of self is an illusion. The my-mo confesses Yoga-Sutra, I, 1 that does nothing but publish and correct atha yoganusasanam ygoa traditions and techniques of Yoga. This immediate and absolute knowledge, immortalitu should not be ellade with intellectual activity, psi-logical essence, is acquired through experience, but by a revelation immortalitg. Published April 21st by Princeton University Press first published We are there in any case a tragic and paradoxical conception of spirit, which is well separated not only from the world of phenomena, but also of the other “I” liberated.

On the one hand, integrates the “psychology” Yoga in ecumenical Indian tradi-tions, where are the classifications and regulatory approvals.

It took the thrust of Freedlm metaphysical thought-border ate of this century, the religious revival, the multiple procurement action of depth psychology, poetry, the microphysics, in order to understand the spiritual horizon of the ” primitive- ing “the structuring of its symbols, the function of its myths, its mystical maturity.