By Jay Johnston

ISBN-10: 1845533070

ISBN-13: 9781845533076

ISBN-10: 1845533089

ISBN-13: 9781845533083

the concept the human physique involves 'subtle our bodies' - psycho-spiritual essences - are available in numerous esoteric traditions. This radical kind of selfhood demanding situations the dualisms on the middle of Western discourse : mind/body, divine/human, matter/spirit, reason/emotion, I/other. 'Angels of wish' explores the aesthetics and ethics of sophisticated our bodies. What emerges is an figuring out of embodiment now not solely tied to materiality. The booklet examines using refined our bodies throughout various traditions, yogic, tantric, theosophical, airtight and sufi. 'Angels of wish' indicates the relevance of the sophisticated physique for faith, philosophy, artwork historical past and modern feminist non secular reviews and theories of desire.

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