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Feuerstein, Georg

Overview
Works: 108 works in 477 publications in 9 languages and 12,797 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Popular works  History  Handbooks and manuals  Encyclopedias  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Translator, Adapter, Author of introduction, Creator
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Most widely held works by Georg Feuerstein
Yoga for dummies by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to design and follow a yoga program that will help with stress management, increase levels of inner peace, and promote a healthy mind and body
The yoga tradition : its history, literature, philosophy, and practice by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the foremost living authority on Yoga comes the most comprehensive and reliable treatment of the subject available today. This is a work of impeccable scholarship by a person who has dedicated his life to the understanding and practice of yoga. The book offers a complete overview of every Yogic tradition, from the familiar to the lesser-known forms. It also covers all aspects of Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina Yoga, including history, philosophy, literature, psychology and practice. In addition, included are * translations of twenty Yoga treatises * the first translation of the Goraksha Paddhati"--Publisher
In search of the cradle of civilization : new light on ancient India by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents new ideas and research on the cultural history of ancient India, including the idea that Sumer was not the cradle of civilization
The Shambhala guide to yoga by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces yoga and discusses its spiritual as well as health benefits
Encyclopedic dictionary of Yoga by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deeper dimension of Yoga : theory and practice by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is a comprehensive survey of the full breadth and depth of the 5,000-year-old Yoga tradition, emphasizing its potent philosophy and spiritual vision. Georg Feuerstein demonstrates that Yoga is much more than a system of physical exercises-it is a profound path of self-transformation that encompasses a range of teachings, practices, and sacred texts that can help us cultivate wisdom, balance, and inner freedom, as well as physical health. Feuerstein is one of the few Western scholar-teachers of Yoga whose writing and teaching penetrate the full richness and depth of this ancient tradition. Here he offers a collection of essays touching on all facets of the discipline. Topics include:
Holy madness : the shock tactics and radical teachings of crazy-wise adepts, holy fools, and rascal gurus by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shambhala encyclopedia of yoga by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Portuguese and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is an authentic portrayal of a rich and complex spiritual tradition of India. The over two thousand entries cover Yoga's history, its many approaches, schools, teachers, scriptures, as well as its technical terminology. The book is arranged and written in a manner that will inform rather than overwhelm the lay reader, while at the same time offering valuable references for the professional researcher and the historian of religion
Living yoga : a comprehensive guide for daily life by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays discuss a life of service, the healing power of love, hatha yoga postures, meditation, spiritual relationships, money, and ecology
The philosophy of classical yoga by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first comprehensive and systematic analytical study of the major philosophical concepts of classical yoga. The book consists of a series of detailed discussions of the key concepts used by Patanjali in his Yoga-Sutra to describe and explain the enigma of human existence and to point a way beyond the perpetual motion of the wheel of becoming. Feuerstein's study differs from previous ones in that it seeks to free Patanjali's aphoristic statements from the accretions of later interpretations; instead, the author places the Sutra in its original context and sees it as the source of the whole edifice of classical yoga and not just as a summary of previous developments. This book will be of interest to comparative religionists, Indologists, and practitioners of yoga who wish to deepen their understanding of its philosophical basis
The Yoga-sūtra of Patañjali : a new translation and commentary by Patañjali( )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and Sanskrit and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tantra : the path of ecstasy by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tantra-often associated with Kundalini Yoga-is a fundamental dimension of Hinduism, emphasizing the cultivation of "divine power" (shakti) as a path to infinite bliss. Tantra has been widely misunderstood in the West, however, where its practices are often confused with eroticism and licentious morality. Tantra: The Path of Ecstasy dispels many common misconceptions, providing an accessible introduction to the history, philosophy, and practice of this extraordinary spiritual tradition. The Tantric teachings are geared toward the attainment of enlightenment as well as spiritual power and are present not only in Hinduism but also Jainism and Vajrayana Buddhism. In this book, Georg Feuerstein offers readers a clear understanding of authentic Tantra, as well as appropriate guidance for spiritual practice and the attainment of higher consciousness
Yoga and beyond; essays in Indian philosophy by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essence of yoga : a contribution to the psychohistory of Indian civilisation by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachings of yoga by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of philosophical and spiritual writings from the four-thousand-year-old tradition of yoga, including ancient teachings from the Hindu Upanishads, devotional songs by sixteenth-century poet Mirabai, insights from the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata, and contemporary sayings and teaching from Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda, and Gopi Krishna
The psychology of yoga : integrating Eastern and Western approaches for understanding the mind by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georg Feuerstein begins the book by establishing the historical context of modern Western psychology and its gradual encounter with Indian thought, then follows this introduction with twenty-three chapters, each of which presents a topic--generally a point of correspondence or distinction--between Western and Eastern paradigms. These are grouped into three general sections: Foundations, Mind and Beyond, and Mind In Transition. The book concludes with a brief epilogue as well as three appendices, adding depth to the discussion of the ancient yoga traditions as well as an informative survey of yoga psychology literature. The Psychology of Yoga is a feast of wisdom and lore, assembled from a perspective possible only for one whose monumental scholarship has been tempered and leavened by practice
Basic Yoga Postures and Series In a Day For Dummies by Georg Feuerstein( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn basic yoga postures and series in a day? Easy. Want to start enjoying the benefits of yoga today? The secret's out-you can quickly get up-to-speed on the basics of yoga and begin your workout with the help of this fun guide. Basic Yoga Postures & Series In A Day For Dummies gives you an easy-to-follow introduction on the essential beginning elements of yoga. It's packed with tips and advice for staying balanced while maintaining proper posture (when sitting or standing) and step-by-step instructions for basic yoga sequences.An overview on the basic philosophy and benefits of YogaEssential keys to posture, sitting, and standingThe mechanics and practice of breathing during Yoga practiceA recommended routine for beginnersOnline component takes you beyond the book with bonus content and features Get ready to start reaping the many benefits of this ancient practice with Basic Yoga Postures & Series In A Day For Dummies
Sacred paths : essays on wisdom, love, and mystical realization by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the Bhagavad-gītā : its philosophy and cultural setting by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoga : the technology of ecstasy by Georg Feuerstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Feuerstein G. 1947-

Feuerstein, G. A.

Feuerstein, G. A. 1947-2012

Feuerstein, G. A. 1947- (Georg A.)

Feuerstein, G. A. (Georg A.)

Feuerstein, Georg 1947-

Feuerstein, Georg A. 1947-2012

Georg Feuerstein deutscher Indologe und Buchautor

Georg Feuerstein Duits indologist (1947-2012)

Georg Feuerstein German indologist

Georg Feuerstein indologo tedesco

Georg Feuerstein niemiecki filozof, historyk religii i indolog

Ферштайн, Георг

Фойерштайн Г. 1947-

Фойерштейн Г. 1947-

포이어스타인, 게오르그 1947-2012

포이에르슈타인, 게오르그 1947-2012

호이에르슈타인 1947-2012

ゲオルク・フォイアシュタイン

フォイアスティン, ゲオルグ

フォイヤーシュタイン, ゲオルグ

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The yoga tradition : its history, literature, philosophy, and practiceIn search of the cradle of civilization : new light on ancient IndiaThe Shambhala guide to yogaThe deeper dimension of Yoga : theory and practiceThe Shambhala encyclopedia of yogaLiving yoga : a comprehensive guide for daily lifeThe philosophy of classical yogaThe Yoga-sūtra of Patañjali : a new translation and commentary