The Subtle Body: The Story of Yoga in America

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2010)
Abstract
Brahma? -- Thoreau's experiment -- The guru arrives -- Swami Vivekananda's legacy -- The making of an American guru -- Theos Bernard's spiritual heroism -- Margaret Woodrow Wilson "turns Hindu" -- Uncovering reality in Hollywood -- Hatha yoga on Sunset Boulevard -- Psychedelic sages -- How to be a guru without really trying -- Marshmallow yoga -- The new penitents.
Keywords Yoga  Leisure Economic aspects  Big business
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Call number B132.Y6.S96 2010
ISBN(s) 0374236763   9780374236762
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