Positioning Yoga: Balancing Acts across Cultures

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figures ix
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Glossary and Orthographic Note xiii
  • “Lineage” of Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh xvii
  • Preface a Note to Anthropologists and Interested Others … xix
  • 1: Re-Orienting Yoga 1
  • 2: Lives and Histories 23
  • 3: Balancing Acts 53
  • 4: Moving Out 87
  • 5: Yoga 115
  • Afterword: Virtual Yoga 141
  • Notes 145
  • Bibliography 157
  • Index 177
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