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Yoga Bibliography for Undergraduate Teaching


Contributed by Jarrod L. Whitaker, Wake Forest University



Alter, Joseph S. Yoga in modern India: The body between science and
philosophy (Princeton University Press, 2004).


Alter, Joseph S. Gandhiís body: Sex, diet, and the politics of nationalism
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000). (Esp. chap. 3)


Chapple, Christopher Key. Yoga and the Luminous: Patanjali's Spiritual
Path to Freedom (2008)



Flood, Gavin. An Introduction to Hinduism (Cambridge Uni. Press, 1996), chap.4 "Yoga & Renunciation".


Miller, Barbara Stoler, Yoga: Discipline of Freedom, The Yoga Sutra
Attributed to Patanjali (Bantam Books, 1995/ University of California Press,


Sarbacker, Stuart Ray. Samadhi: The Numinous and Cessative in Indo-Tibetan
Yoga (SUNY 2005).


Samuel, Geoffrey. The Origins of Yoga and Tantra (Cambridge University Press


Connolly, Peter. A Studentís Guide to the History And Philosophy of Yoga
(Equinox 2007).


Whicher, Ian & D. Carpenter (ed.), Yoga: The Indian Tradition
(RoutledgeCurzon, London 2003).




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