Sign In
 
Forgot password?
Enter your username or email to reset and email yourself your password
Forgot your username? Click here
Sign In
Welcome . For your security, please choose your password.
Sign In
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Sign up
for saving your wish list, viewing past orders
receiving discounts and lots more...
Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Books > Yoga > Synthesis of Yoga
Displaying 957 of 1181         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Synthesis of Yoga
Synthesis of Yoga
Description
Back of the Book

R. Balasubrarnanian (Ph.D. and D.Litt., Madras University), was Professor and Head, Sri Aurobindo School of Eastern and Western Thought and Chairman, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi. A specialist in Advaita, Phenomenology and Existentialism, he has number of books and articles to his credit and has lectured in several universities in and outside India. He taught in Besant Theosophical College, Vivekananda College, and Annarnalai University before joining the faculty of Radhakrishnan Institute for Advanced Study in Philosophy, University of Madras, of which he was the Director for a number of years. He spent a year at Stanford University as a Fulbright and Smith• Mundt scholar for his post doctoral studies. Some problems in the Epistemology and Metaphysics of Ramanuja (1976), A study of the Brahmasiddhi of Mandanamisra (1983), The Nuiskurmyasiddhi of Suresvara (1988) and The Sivajnanabodhasangrahabhasya of sivagrayogin (Sanskrit, co-editor)(1992).

Preface

One of the distinguishing features of Indian philosophy is the unity of theory and practice. The intellectual analysis of the goal is theory, and the pursuit of it through moral and spiritual discipline is practice. The Indian tradition holds that theory without practice is empty and that practice without theory is blind. It means that the all-round development of an individual requires the help of both theory and practice. The unity of theory and practice finds an important place in all the traditions of Indian philosophy — Vedic, Buddha, and Jaina. According to Sankara, the human being (jiva) has the special competence to pursue knowledge and perform goal-directed, deliberate actions (karma—jnana-adhikarah). All the Vedanta systems accept the synthesis of yoga for the realization of the goal through spiritual transcendence. Also, they hold that Karma—yoga is the foundation for both bhakti-yoga and jnana-yoga. The question whether bhakti-yoga should precede jnana-yoga, or vice versa, is purely academic. For molding the life of a spiritual aspirant, all the three disciplines are necessary, and that is why the Bhagavad-Gita and other texts try to present a synthetic view of these three disciplines. Consider, for example, the text of the Bhagavad-gita (4.10) which says: "Freed from attachment, fear, and anger, absorbed in Me. Taking refuge in me purified by the fire of knowledge. many have attained me. While the first line refers to karma yoga and Bhakti-yoga the second line highlights Jnana-yoga.

I am thankful to the Chinmaya international Shodha Sansthan (CIFSS) for publishing this work.

Contents

Benediction vii
Prologueix
Prefacexi
Abbreviationsxiii
Jiva: A Rational And Moral Agent1
Basis for the Fusion of Yogas12
Karma-Yoga21
Bhakti-Yoga35
Jnana-Yoga79

Synthesis of Yoga

Item Code:
IHL807
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2010
Publisher:
Chinmaya International Foundation Shodha Sansthan
ISBN:
9789380864006
Size:
8.3 inch X 5.3 inch
Pages:
111
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 160 gms
Price:
$20.00   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Synthesis of Yoga

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 3634 times since 25th Jul, 2011
Back of the Book

R. Balasubrarnanian (Ph.D. and D.Litt., Madras University), was Professor and Head, Sri Aurobindo School of Eastern and Western Thought and Chairman, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi. A specialist in Advaita, Phenomenology and Existentialism, he has number of books and articles to his credit and has lectured in several universities in and outside India. He taught in Besant Theosophical College, Vivekananda College, and Annarnalai University before joining the faculty of Radhakrishnan Institute for Advanced Study in Philosophy, University of Madras, of which he was the Director for a number of years. He spent a year at Stanford University as a Fulbright and Smith• Mundt scholar for his post doctoral studies. Some problems in the Epistemology and Metaphysics of Ramanuja (1976), A study of the Brahmasiddhi of Mandanamisra (1983), The Nuiskurmyasiddhi of Suresvara (1988) and The Sivajnanabodhasangrahabhasya of sivagrayogin (Sanskrit, co-editor)(1992).

Preface

One of the distinguishing features of Indian philosophy is the unity of theory and practice. The intellectual analysis of the goal is theory, and the pursuit of it through moral and spiritual discipline is practice. The Indian tradition holds that theory without practice is empty and that practice without theory is blind. It means that the all-round development of an individual requires the help of both theory and practice. The unity of theory and practice finds an important place in all the traditions of Indian philosophy — Vedic, Buddha, and Jaina. According to Sankara, the human being (jiva) has the special competence to pursue knowledge and perform goal-directed, deliberate actions (karma—jnana-adhikarah). All the Vedanta systems accept the synthesis of yoga for the realization of the goal through spiritual transcendence. Also, they hold that Karma—yoga is the foundation for both bhakti-yoga and jnana-yoga. The question whether bhakti-yoga should precede jnana-yoga, or vice versa, is purely academic. For molding the life of a spiritual aspirant, all the three disciplines are necessary, and that is why the Bhagavad-Gita and other texts try to present a synthetic view of these three disciplines. Consider, for example, the text of the Bhagavad-gita (4.10) which says: "Freed from attachment, fear, and anger, absorbed in Me. Taking refuge in me purified by the fire of knowledge. many have attained me. While the first line refers to karma yoga and Bhakti-yoga the second line highlights Jnana-yoga.

I am thankful to the Chinmaya international Shodha Sansthan (CIFSS) for publishing this work.

Contents

Benediction vii
Prologueix
Prefacexi
Abbreviationsxiii
Jiva: A Rational And Moral Agent1
Basis for the Fusion of Yogas12
Karma-Yoga21
Bhakti-Yoga35
Jnana-Yoga79
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Synthesis of Yoga
Deal 15% Off
by Kireet Joshi
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Center for Studies in Civilizations
Item Code: NAD325
$125.00$106.25
You save: $18.75 (15%)
योग समन्वय: The Synthesis of Yoga
by श्री अरविन्द (Shri Aurobindo)
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry
Item Code: NZH167
$50.00
Yoga Research and Cultural Synthesis (Souvenir of the 6th International Conference)
Paperback
Kaivalyadhama Ashram
Item Code: NAG835
$15.00
The Synthesis of Yoga
by Sri Aurobindo
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry
Item Code: NAK606
$30.00
Yoga: A Synthesis of Psychology and Metaphysics
by Swami Rajesh Mona
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDG438
$27.50
The Eternal Silence... Synthesis of all Dharma Paths- Sarba Dharma Samanway
by Swami Satyeswaranada
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
The Sanskrit Classics
Item Code: IHF081
$62.00
Yoga Karika (With Yoga Sutras, Transliteration, English Translation and Special Notes)
by Swami Maheshananda
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Kaivalyadhama Samiti Lonavla
Item Code: NAH026
$25.00
YOGA KOSA: Yoga Terms Explained with Reference to Context
by Edited By: Philosophico Literary Research Department
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M. Samiti, Lonavla
Item Code: IDF700
$29.50
Kriya Yoga (Its Mystery and Performing Art)
by Swami Sadhanananda Giri
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Jujersa Yogashram, West Bengal
Item Code: NAK675
$25.00
Yoga Therapy
Item Code: IDI515
$22.50
Sri Krishna Yoga
by Lectures By: Swami Sarvagatananda & Edited By: Bijoy Misra
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
Advaita Ashrama
Item Code: IDF643
$11.50
Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice
by Mark Singleton
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IHL445
$25.00
A Conceptual Dictionary of Technical Terms in Yoga Philosophy
by Anita Swami
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Vidyanidhi Prakashan, Delhi
Item Code: NAL095
$55.00

Testimonials

Hello Vipin K., thanks a lot for replacing the 4th volume of the Srimad Bhagavatam and sending me a faultless copy of the book so fast. The faulty pagination (missing and mixed up pages) is due to the bookbinding, of course, you are not to blame. Your customer service is excellent. And as your selection of books is extraordinary, I'm already looking forward to the next books that will reach me, perfectly packed and in best condition as always. ;-)
Walter
I really found this site to be very well designed, and the number of items amazing. From my careful inspection of the high resolution photos, the quality of work appears to be outstanding.
Sanjay, USA
The statue was delivered today. It is exceedingly beautiful. My thanks to the creator of the statue for such a lovely idol and to yourselves for the great service.
Shashi
I'm so proud of your Company, it's so rare to have a good service after sales.... I will recommend you to all my friends.
Colette, Canada
I am a repeat customer of your store. I have bought several items from you and like the quality and service. Please keep up the good work of providing Puranas and Vedas.
Raghavan, USA
This is a beautiful website - and very customer friendly - easy to find your way around.
Sonia, UK.
Fantastic service! Delivery in Italy in two days!
Francesca Verna
Your custom service is great, especially Vipin. Vipin helped me locate a lost package. that was so nice!!!! I love this company. I love the cotton skirts with ruffle on the bottom. I also love how that when we place items in the shopping cart, the computer system allows them to remain in the cart until we are ready to purchase them. They don't disappear like with other on-line stores shopping cart system. Your the Best!!!
Heather Davis, USA
A true treasure vault of Bharatiya samskruti knowledge books! Thanks for this service.
Shashikant, USA
Very nice website, easy to use. Your one of the few Indian website that have an extensive collection of CD's that will ship to America.I think Indian website should expand themselves into the global community China sure has. China's market growth had to do with supply and demand. The same thing could happen to India, you just have to open the doors of India and let it happen. At least you seem to be doing that.
Donald, USA
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India