By Muata Ashby

ISBN-10: 1884564607

ISBN-13: 9781884564604

The African Origins of Hatha Yoga: And its old Mystical Teachings----The topic of this current quantity, the traditional Egyptian Origins of Yoga Postures, shaped one topic within the higher works, African Origins of Civilization faith, Yoga Mysticism and Ethics Philosophy and the booklet Egypt and India is the component to the publication African Origins of Civilization. these works include the gathering of all correlations among historical Egypt and India. This quantity additionally comprises a few more information no longer inside the past paintings. It used to be felt that this topic had to be mentioned extra at once, being taken care of in a single quantity, in preference to being inside the better paintings besides different topics, simply because even within the early twenty first century, the assumption persists that the Yoga and in particular, Yoga Postures, have been invented and constructed basically in India. the traditional Egyptians have been peoples initially from Africa who have been, in precedent days, colonists in India. consequently it really is no shock that many Indian traditions together with non secular and Yogic, will be stumbled on previous in historic Egypt. but there's considerable proof from historical writings and maybe extra importantly, iconographical evidences from the traditional Egyptians themselves and the Indians themselves that end up the relationship among historic Egypt and India in addition to the life of a self-discipline of Yoga Postures in old Egypt lengthy sooner than its perform in India. this useful quantity has been designed to be obtainable to teenagers and all others who want to have a simple reference with documentation in this very important topic. this is often a big topic as the body of reference with which we glance at a tradition relies strongly on our conceptions approximately its origins. to that end, if we glance on the historic Egyptians as Asiatic peoples we'd deal with them and their tradition in a single manner. If we see them as Africans we not just see them in a unique gentle yet we additionally needs to ascribe Africa with an excellent legacy that fits the other tradition in human heritage. we might additionally examine the tradition and philosophies of the traditional Egyptians as having African insights rather than Asiatic ones. these insights tell our wisdom bout different African traditions and we will additionally start to comprehend in a deeper manner the impact of historic Egyptian tradition on African tradition and likewise at the Asiatic in addition. after we detect the deeper and extra historic perform of the postures procedure in historical Egypt that used to be referred to as "Hatha Yoga" in India, we can discover a new and multiplied realizing of the perform that constitutes a self-discipline of non secular perform that informs and revitalizes the Indian practices in addition to all religious disciplines

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