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Religionooooo

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Religionooooo

  1. 1. The Westernization of Yoga + By: Emerald ‘Chef’ Kjerstad Dane ‘Douche’ Schmid
  2. 2. + Brief History:  Spiritual liberation cannot be gained exclusively through knowledge.  Some past history of ascetic technique.
  3. 3. + Purpose of Yoga:  Normal states of consciousness are products of ignorance (avidva)  Empirical consciousness must be extinguished  Replace with extra-sensory/extra-rational experience
  4. 4. + “Modifications of the mind”  Vasanas – latent tendencies  Requires double focus
  5. 5. + Word Association-Yoga  Focus on non- religious practice and aesthetics.  Youth did not even realize Yoga is associated with Hindu practices.
  6. 6. + Popularization  American Yoga Association  Hindu American Foundation
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