New Book: Rethinking ‘Classical Yoga’ and Buddhism: Meditation, Metaphors and Materiality (2021)

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New Book: Rethinking ‘Classical Yoga’ and Buddhism: Meditation, Metaphors and Materiality (2021)

By Karen O'Brien-Kop

Discount code, 35% off: GLR TW9UK

https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/rethinking-classical-yoga-and-buddhism-9781350229990/

This monograph employs conceptual metaphor theory to investigate
philosophy of mind and the materiality of Hindu and Buddhist
meditation systems in three 4th-5th-century CE Sanskrit meditation
treatises: the Pātañjalayogaśāstra, the Abhidharmakośabhaṣya and
the Yogācārabhūmiśāstra. The book also challenges the historical
framing of these and other religio-philosophical texts as 'classical'
and explores how emic labels from South Asian culture can provide more
useful categorisations.

Bloomsbury Advances in Religious Studies, Bloomsbury Publishing