From the Gita to the Grail: Exploring Yoga Stories and Western Myths

What is the meaning of Shiva dancing on a dwarf named Avidya Why does Vishnu sleep upon an endless snake To what did the Buddha awaken What do we mean by soul The practice of yoga has become quite common and popular in the West however, the stories of yoga are still strange to Western ears What do these ancient symbols mean, what are they trying to teach us, and howWhat is the meaning of Shiva dancing on a dwarf named Avidya Why does Vishnu sleep upon an endless snake To what did the Buddha awaken What do we mean by soul The practice of yoga has become quite common and popular in the West however, the stories of yoga are still strange to Western ears What do these ancient symbols mean, what are they trying to teach us, and how should we incorporate the knowledge skilfully into our Western lifestyle By looking at the myths of yoga along with the stories that have influenced Western culture, we are presented with opportunities to select the best of both worlds, and create new maps to help guide us through the uncertainties of modern living.
From the Gita to the Grail Exploring Yoga Stories and Western Myths What is the meaning of Shiva dancing on a dwarf named Avidya Why does Vishnu sleep upon an endless snake To what did the Buddha awaken What do we mean by soul The practice of yoga has become quite com

  • Title: From the Gita to the Grail: Exploring Yoga Stories and Western Myths
  • Author: Bernie Clark
  • ISBN: 9781935628316
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “From the Gita to the Grail: Exploring Yoga Stories and Western Myths”

    1. I read this book as part of a course I was taking on meditation and the history of yoga. Bernie presented sections of it as part of a power point during the course. His presentation was very faithful to the book. I found both to be endlessly interesting and appreciated the way he worked his way through the timeline of history, providing context to so many things by explaining what else was going on and how they were related to other events happening in the world at that time. However, as this is [...]

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