El cuerpo del yoga

Los orígenes de la práctica postural moderna

El cuerpo del yoga - Mark Singleton - Kairós
Publisher name: 
Kairós
Year of publication: 
2018
Pages: 
496
Book size:
13x20cm
Weight: 530 g
Binding: 
Tapa Blanda

In this groundbreaking work, Mark Singleton challenges many common beliefs about the nature and origins of postural yoga and proposes a radically new way of understanding the meaning of yoga that is practiced by millions of people around the world today. Singleton demonstrates that, contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence in the indica tradition of a practice of asanas geared towards health and physical enhancement such as that which dominates the global yoga landscape in the 21st century. Singleton's surprising and controversial thesis is that modern yoga owes so much to Indian nationalism and - even more astonishing - to the spiritual aspirations of European gymnasts and bodybuilders and to the female gymnastic movements of the early twentieth century in Europe and America, like the ancient yogic traditions of India. This discovery allows Singleton to explain the process by...read more

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Libro

Book: El cuerpo del yoga

ISBN: 9788499886534
Precio de lista: $530.00
Descuento: 15%
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