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The Shiva Samhita: A Critical Edition and an English Translation by [Mallinson, James]
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This affordable, critical edition of the Shiva Samhita contains a new introduction, the original Sanskrit, a new English translation, nine full-page photographs, and an index. The first edition of this classic Yoga text to meet high academic, literary, and production standards, it's for people who practice Yoga or have an interest in health and fitness, philosophy, religion, spirituality, mysticism, or meditation.

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From the Introduction

Composed over five centuries ago, the Shiva Samhita is one of the most celebrated root texts of Hatha Yoga. It includes beautiful teachings found nowhere else. This edition contains the original Sanskrit, properly edited and printed for the first time, and a new, accurate translation thereof. It also features photographs of the asanas and mudras described therein.


Table of Contents

Introduction
The Vital Principle
Knowledge
Practice
Mudras
Meditation
Contributors
Index


About the Author

Residing in Oxford, England, James Mallinson is a graduate of Eton and Oxford, holds a master's from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and returned to Oxford University for his doctorate.


Review

"James Mallinson has just produced the most reliable Sanskrit edition and English translation of the Shiva Samhita available."
--Elizabeth De Michelis, Oxford University


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 21724 KB
  • Print Length: 192 pages
  • Publisher: YogaVidya.com; 1 edition (1 January 2007)
  • Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00IOVVMCC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 starsVery nice translation but needs some annotation.
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