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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 August 2022
... noted, is not Maḥmūd of Ghazna, but “a certain king Yōga” ( kuvi jōga-narēsaru , 5 a ). 38 The following verses make clear that Yōga was laying waste to Sanchore and wanted to carry off the image of Mahāvīra, which is described as golden ( cāmīyara , 5 c ). He tied it to his horses, who were only...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph S. Alter On one level, and with reference to a specific frame of reference, embodied forms of practice that have come to be associated with Yoga and Taoist philosophy appear to be very similar if not identical in terms of form, structure, and purpose. However, there is no clear-cut history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 334–340.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that specifically addresses ruling elites. cmarrewa@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Hindi literature kingship yoga asceticism power The immense influence of the Nath sampraday (community) is unmistakable in the literary, religious, political, and social histories...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in a collection of four Indo-­Persian texts.6 This tice of yoga. work, which to date has not been the subject of 2. On the explanation of the fact that all the lights of the world are darkness in relation to scholarly analysis, is the basis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 351–352.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Yoga in Modern India: India: Modern in Yoga...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 10–15.
Published: 01 August 1994
... space within a continuous narrative struc- only are they meant to turn students into formida- ture. The textbook for Class IV also includes an ble soldiers of the Hindu nation, they also impart account of the police firing on the mob that had spiritual qualities. Yoga, especially, is considered...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 360–369.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., 393 – 94. 3. George, “Compassion and Forgiveness in An- 5. Fischer, The Life of Mahatma Gandhi, 29. cient Tamil Literature,” 231, 233. 2. See Thoreau, Walden, 130, 131, and Stein, “The 6. Ibid., 66. Yoga of Reading,” 482, 490 – 91. 4. Thoreau, A Week...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of the conference, a fact noted as exceptional in the extensive media coverage accorded to an event that drew comment as much for its spectacular staging as for its agenda. Local and national newspapers splashed images of the prime minister and home minister taking a walk in the Rann, doing yoga with conference...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 481–485.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in the space in which informa- older Orientalist readings tended to look at Indian tion technology, social media, and “big data” come “caste” or Indian “yoga” or Indian “rope tricks” together, a space that can safely be seen as the next contrasted with their Western...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 August 2015
... internal, spiritual conquest of the self (through of military consolidation via the figure of one of yoga) is traded for oppression of one’s own people; Rāma’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
... I am grateful to Sheldon Pollock, Hamsa Stainton, and partici- Institute 6 (1925): 83 – 107; Fathullah Mujtaba’i, “Muntakhab-­i pants in the 2008 Persian Literature in Multilingual India Con- Jug-­Basasht, or Selections from the Yoga...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 341–347.
Published: 01 August 2022
... , Sanskrit literature ( kavya ), yoga, vedanta , lexicography, music, drama, aesthetic tropes, mythology ( purana ), metrical works, the science of omens, astrology, mathematics, physiognomy, political science, erotics, veterinary sciences, and guardianship. In terms of Sanskrit writing ( vanmaya...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2021
... into their discourses on the question of Hindu-Muslim encounters, a topic that has mostly been approached either ethnographically, 4 through the study of Sufism and Yoga, 5 or in the context of premodern encounters between Sanskrit and Persianate literary cultures. 6 This of course is not to posit any...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 348–355.
Published: 01 August 2022
... (literally “ruler of heaven”), Chu-tan-phā, or Swargadeo Siva Simha (r. 1714–44). In that year (ca. 1723), a group of astrologers ( ganaks ) who visited the court of Siva Simha predicted royal bad luck ( chatrabhaṅga yoga ) for the Tungkhungia king. The astrologers advised that in order to circumvent its way...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 369–375.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... New readers of Gandhi’s print products; and the com- Delhi: Sanchar, 1995. parable if considerably more modest print figure Stein, William Bysshe. “The Yoga of Reading in Walden...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 83–96.
Published: 01 August 2004
.... Zur-mkhar-ba’s reason for rejecting these and textual authority (in this case, that of the medical views is telling: If the tantric channels were only a mat- text the Four Tantras) comes up in another section of ter of the imagination, the fruits of tantric yoga would Zur-mkhar-ba’s commentary: why...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 124–132.
Published: 01 May 2011
...   East Bengal, was based on a simple creed: love BC, does not mention ijtihad in his discussion. is also a path (marga) to union (yoga) with God, He criticizes the notion that heterodoxy is lim-   as opposed to karma (action) or jnana (knowl- ited to affluent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Heath this disjuncture, for Ahmad, that gives to con- ploying “indigenous culture”—ranging from temporary Hindu communalism “a very pecu- “Hindu sciences” such as yoga and ayurveda...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 254–270.
Published: 01 August 2003
... knowledge consists in knowing the self. This is attained lives” (v. 272). Accordingly, therefore, the aim of yoga through practice and direct experiment, which can only saatanaa is kaayasitti or the perfection of the body. Every be undertaken with the help of a guru. 87 However, the siddhar...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 151–161.
Published: 01 May 2017
... back toward traditions such as and Classicists, 1860 1900. History of Education Quar- yoga and meditation (and through them accessing terly 42, no. 4 (2002): 517 43. the core themes of humanities) in order to protect them from an increasingly aggressive technologi- Menzies, Heather, and Janice...