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Origins of Asceticism in India - Preview

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.

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Level
2
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Practice
Beyond the Mat
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Duration
60 minutes