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DetailsYYoga is now an integral part of our health-conscious cultural landscape, practiced by millions for health and fitness reasons. While Yoga is seen and practiced mostly as a body exercise program, the interest in the philosophical and spiritual dimension of Yoga is growing.This book introduces us to Patanjali, the founder of ancient Yoga in India. It takes us step by step into a deeper understanding of the essence and origins of Yoga. Osho introduces and unlocks Patanjali's ancient sutras, revealing how contemporary this ancient message truly is. It quickly becomes clear that we are just on the cusp of a gaining a much deeper understanding of Yoga and its place in our evolving world. Surprisingly, the mind even more than the body is the focus of Patanjali's teaching. He says: "Yoga is the cessation of mind." "What is the mind? What is the mind doing there? What is it? Ordinarily we think that mind is something substantial there, inside. This book is part one of a 10-part series of talks titled Yoga: The Science of the Soul, in which Osho speaks about Yoga.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Osho is born in Kuchwada, a small village in the state of Madhya Pradesh, central India.He is the eldest of eleven children of a Jaina cloth merchant. Stories of His early years describe Him as independent and rebellious as a child, questioning all social, religious and philosophical beliefs. As a youth He experiments with meditation techniques.March 21, 1953 becomes enlightened at the age of twenty-one, while majoring in philosophy at D.N. Jain college in Jabalpur. Rajneesh , also known as Acharya Rajneesh, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, and latterly as Osho, was an Indian godman and leader of the Rajneesh movement. During his lifetime he was viewed as a controversial new religious movement leader and mystic. In the 1960s he traveled throughout India as a public speaker and was a vocal critic of socialism. 1956: Osho receives His M.A. from the University of Sagar with First Class Honors in Philosophy.He is the All-India Debating Champion and Gold Medal winner in His graduating class.1957-1966 University Professor and Public Speaker1957: Osho is appointed as a professor at the Sanskrit College in Raipur.1958: He is appointed Professor of Philosophy at the University of Jabalpur, where He taught until 1966.A powerful and passionate debater, He also travels widely in India, speaking to large audiences and challenging orthodox religious leaders in public debates.1966: After nine years of teaching, He leaves the university to devote Himself entirely to the raising of human consciousness. On a regular basis, He begins to address gatherings 20,000 to 50,000 in the open-air maidans of India’s major cities. Four times a year He conducts intense ten-day meditation camps.In 1970, the 14th of April, He introduces His revolutionary meditation technique, dynamic Meditation, which begins with a period of uninhibited movement and catharsis, followed by a period of silence and stillness. Since then this meditation technique has been used by psychotherapists, medical doctors, teachers and other professionals around the world .ABOUT THE PUBLISHER: Diamond Books is one of the largest publications in India. It was established in the year 1948, and has since been publishing books on fiction, non-fiction, religion, culture, health, yoga, astrology, sports, biographies, poetry, humour, and literature. They have also published books for children in various languages like English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Oriya, Assamese and French. They have published around 2000 titles in Hindi, 600 in English, 200 in Urdu, and 100 in Bengali. They also have 6000 titles that come under well-known comic series.
SKU Code PRK B 1298 Weight in Kg 0.4900 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789352612055 Author Name OSHO Publisher Name DIAMOND POCKET