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Eli Franco - Dagmar Eigner

Yogic Perception, Meditation and Altered States of Consciouness

Sitzungsberichte der philosophisch-historischen Klasse
794. Band
ISBN-13: 978-3-7001-6648-1 ISBN-13 Online: 978-3-7001-6719-8
Subject Area: Asian Studies
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Eli Franco - Dagmar Eigner
Preliminaries page I

Eli Franco - Dagmar Eigner
Contents page V

Eli Franco
Introduction page 1

Lawrence McCrea
“Just Like Us, Just Like Now”: The Tactical Implications of the Mīmāṃsā Rejection of Yogic Perception page 53

John Taber
Yoga and our Epistemic Predicament page 71

Eli Franco
Meditation and Metaphysics: On their Mutual Relationship in South Asian Buddhism page 93

Anne MacDonald
Knowing Nothing: Candrakīrti and Yogic Perception page 133

Vincent Eltschinger
On the Career and the Cognition of Yogins page 169

Dorji Wangchuk
A Relativity Theory of the Purity and Validity of Perception in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism page 215

Orna Almogi
The Materiality and Immanence of Gnosis in Some rNying-ma Tantric Sources page 241

Philipp André Maas
The So-called Yoga of Suppression in the Pātañjala Yogaśāstra page 263

Marcus Schmücker
Yogic Perception According to the Later Tradition of the Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta page 283

Marion Rastelli
Perceiving God and Becoming Like Him: Yogic Perception and Its Implications in the Viṣṇuitic Tradition of Pāñcarātra page 299

Karl Baier
Meditation and Contemplation in High to Late Medieval Europe page 319

Diana Riboli
Shamans and Transformation in Nepal and Peninsular Malaysia page 347

Dagmar Eigner
Transformation of Consciousness through Suffering, Devotion, and Meditation page 369

John R. Baker
Psychedelics, Culture, and Consciousness: Insights from the Biocultural Perspective page 389

Shulamith Kreitler
Altered States of Consciousness as Structural Variations of the Cognitive System page 407

Renaud van Quekelberghe
Mindfulness and Psychotherapy: The Revival of Indian Meditative Traditions within Modern Psychology, Psychotherapy, and Medicine page 435

Michael DelMonte
Empty Thy Mind and Come to Thy Senses: A De-constructive Path to Inner Peace page 449

Eli Franco - Dagmar Eigner
Contributors page 481