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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
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Eli Franco - Dagmar Eigner
Preliminaries I

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Contents V

Eli Franco
Introduction 1

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

John Taber
Yoga and our Epistemic Predicament 71

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

Anne MacDonald
Knowing Nothing: Candrakīrti and Yogic Perception 133

Vincent Eltschinger
On the Career and the Cognition of Yogins 169

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

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

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

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

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

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

Diana Riboli
Shamans and Transformation in Nepal and Peninsular Malaysia 347

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

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

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

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

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

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Contributors 481