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Author Goldberg, Philip, 1944-

Title American Veda : from Emerson and the Beatles to yoga and meditation : how Indian spirituality changed the West / Philip Goldberg.

Imprint New York : Doubleday Religion, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    294.5 GOL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    294.5 GOL    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 398 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Namaste, America! : intro and overview -- The voice of an old intelligence : Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman -- New thought in old wineskins : the New Thought Movement -- The handsome monk in the orange robe : Swami Vivekananda and Vedanta Society -- The public intellectuals : Huxley, Isherwood, Heard, Smith, Campbell -- The yogi of the autobiography : Yogananda and SRF -- Blowin' in the wind : the 50s and 60s -- Maha mass media : Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and TM movement -- The Baby Boomers' babas : gurus of the 70s (Muktananda, et al) -- Yoga bearers : the gurus who kicked started the yoga boom -- Sex, lies and idiosyncrasies : the shadow side of the guru wave -- Made in the USA : American gnostic intermediaries - the Acharyas -- Not just academic : American practitioner-pandits -- Guru Americana : American gurus -- Artomatic transmissions : dissemination through music, literature, and other art forms -- Spirit of science, science of spirit : physics, medicine, consciousness research, etc -- Into the mystic : academia and western mysticism -- The once and future religion : how Vedic teachings are changing -- American spirituality.
Subject Hinduism -- United States -- History.
Yoga -- History.
Vedanta -- History.
United States -- Religion.
ISBN 0385521340

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