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Religious therapeutics : body and health in Yoga, Āyurveda, and Tantra

Author: Gregory P Fields
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York, ©2001.
Series: SUNY series in religious studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fields, Gregory P., 1961-
Religious therapeutics.
Albany : State University of New York, ©2001
(DLC) 00049234
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory P Fields
ISBN: 0791449157 9780791449158 0791449165 9780791449165
OCLC Number: 49852716
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 222 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: The Idea of Religious Therapeutics --
Religion and Medicine --
A Model of Religious Therapeutics --
Body and Philosophies of Healing --
Body in Western Philosophy of Medicine --
Presuppositions about the Body --
Descartes on Body and Medicine --
Body in the History of Western Medicine --
Iconoclastic Concepts of Body in Yoga, Tantra, and Ayurveda --
Traditional Indian Views of Person and Body --
Yoga's Use of the Body to Transcend Itself --
Tantra's Enlightenable Body --
Body as the Ground of Well-being in Ayurveda --
Meanings of Health in Ayurveda --
Inquiry into Health --
Determinants of Health --
Biological and Ecological Determinants --
Life, Development, and Longevity --
Equilibrium --
Adaptation --
Non-susceptibility --
Vitality, Endurance, and Relaxation --
Medical and Psychological Determinants --
Normality --
Freedom from Pain --
Wholeness and Integration --
Awareness and Mental Clarity --
Socio-cultural and Aesthetic Determinants --
Relationality --
Creativity --
Generativity --
Enjoyment --
Metaphysical and Religious Determinants --
Self-identity --
Freedom --
Ayurvedic Religious Therapeutics --
Classical Yoga as a Religious Therapeutic --
Meanings and Forms of Yoga --
Meanings of 'Yoga' --
Yoga in the Vedas, Upanisads, and Bhagavadgita --
Yoga in the Vedas --
Yoga in the Upanisads --
Yoga in the Bhagavadgita --
Traditions of Yoga Practice --
A Matrix of Classical Yoga as a Religious Therapeutic --
Metaphysical and Epistemic Foundations --
Yoga's Therapeutic Paradigm.
Series Title: SUNY series in religious studies.
Responsibility: Gregory P. Fields.
Local System Bib Number:
251433
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