The Resource American Veda : from Emerson and the Beatles to yoga and meditation--how Indian spirituality changed the West, Philip Goldberg

American Veda : from Emerson and the Beatles to yoga and meditation--how Indian spirituality changed the West, Philip Goldberg

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American Veda : from Emerson and the Beatles to yoga and meditation--how Indian spirituality changed the West
Title
American Veda
Title remainder
from Emerson and the Beatles to yoga and meditation--how Indian spirituality changed the West
Statement of responsibility
Philip Goldberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a fascinating look at India's remarkable impact on Western culture. This eye-opening popular history shows how the ancient philosophy of Vedanta and the mind-body methods of Yoga have profoundly affected the worldview of millions of Americans and radically altered the religious landscape
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BTCTA
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1944-
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Goldberg, Philip
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1168.U532
LC item number
G66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Hinduism
  • United States
  • Vedanta
  • Yoga
  • Hinduism
  • Religion
  • Vedanta
  • Yoga
  • United States
  • Vedanta
  • Yoga
  • Verenigde Staten
Label
American Veda : from Emerson and the Beatles to yoga and meditation--how Indian spirituality changed the West, Philip Goldberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Harmony Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Namaste, America!; What India has given us and why it matters -- The voice of an old intelligence; "Hindoo" texts enchant Emerson, Thoreau, and Whitman -- New thought in old wineskins ; Eddy, Blavatsky, and the New Thoughters metabolize Vedanta -- The handsome monk in the orange robe ; Swami Vivekananda conquers the Parliament and creates the Vedanta Society -- The public intellectuals ; Swamis tutor smart guys, and they tutor us -- The Yogi of the autobiography ; Paramahansa Yogananda becomes the voice of India -- Blowin' in the wind ; Beatniks, hippies, and consciousness expanders trip toward the East -- Maha mass media ; The Fab Four find Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and meditation goes mainstream -- The baby boomers' babas ; Muktananda, Bhaktivedanta, and other gurus storm the seventies -- The Yoga bearers ; Satchidananda, Iyengar, and other Yogacharyas take Americans to the mat -- Sex, lies, and idiosyncrasies ; The guru wave casts a shadow -- Made in the U.S.A. ; Ram Dass, Deepak, and other American acharyas take the wheel -- Not just academic ; Practitioner-pandits penetrate the ivory tower -- Guru Americana ; Om-grown gurus gather disciples -- Art-Omatic transmissions ; Musicians and writers channel India -- The soul of science, the science of soul ; The cosmic Shiva dances into the lab -- Into the mystic ; A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into an ashram -- The once and future religion ; America the spiritual evolves
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition
Extent
xvii, 397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385521352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
99979283465
System control number
  • (OCoLC)808413359
  • (OCoLC)ocn808413359
Label
American Veda : from Emerson and the Beatles to yoga and meditation--how Indian spirituality changed the West, Philip Goldberg
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Harmony Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Namaste, America!; What India has given us and why it matters -- The voice of an old intelligence; "Hindoo" texts enchant Emerson, Thoreau, and Whitman -- New thought in old wineskins ; Eddy, Blavatsky, and the New Thoughters metabolize Vedanta -- The handsome monk in the orange robe ; Swami Vivekananda conquers the Parliament and creates the Vedanta Society -- The public intellectuals ; Swamis tutor smart guys, and they tutor us -- The Yogi of the autobiography ; Paramahansa Yogananda becomes the voice of India -- Blowin' in the wind ; Beatniks, hippies, and consciousness expanders trip toward the East -- Maha mass media ; The Fab Four find Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and meditation goes mainstream -- The baby boomers' babas ; Muktananda, Bhaktivedanta, and other gurus storm the seventies -- The Yoga bearers ; Satchidananda, Iyengar, and other Yogacharyas take Americans to the mat -- Sex, lies, and idiosyncrasies ; The guru wave casts a shadow -- Made in the U.S.A. ; Ram Dass, Deepak, and other American acharyas take the wheel -- Not just academic ; Practitioner-pandits penetrate the ivory tower -- Guru Americana ; Om-grown gurus gather disciples -- Art-Omatic transmissions ; Musicians and writers channel India -- The soul of science, the science of soul ; The cosmic Shiva dances into the lab -- Into the mystic ; A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into an ashram -- The once and future religion ; America the spiritual evolves
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition
Extent
xvii, 397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385521352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
99979283465
System control number
  • (OCoLC)808413359
  • (OCoLC)ocn808413359

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