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Practices of discipline, self-abnegation and world renunciation are at the center of yoga traditions. Explore the origins of asceticism historically and systematically, considering how and why it emerged and the extent of its revolutionary claims. In some important ways a counter-movement, even a rejection of Vedic values and aspirations, the ascetics bring a new vision and establish precedents and claims that shape the history of yoga.

Level

Practice

Education

Duration

60 minutes