By Bernie Clark

ISBN-10: 1935628313

ISBN-13: 9781935628316

what's the that means of Shiva dancing on a dwarf named Avidya? Why does Vishnu sleep upon an unending snake? To what did the Buddha wake up? What can we suggest via soul? The perform of Yoga has turn into very common and renowned within the West; in spite of the fact that, the tales of Yoga are nonetheless unusual to Western ears. What do those old symbols suggest, what are they attempting to educate us, and the way should still we contain the information skillfully into our Western way of life? by means of taking a look at the myths of Yoga besides the tales that experience prompted Western tradition, we're offered with possibilities to choose the easiest of either worlds, and create new maps to aid consultant us in the course of the uncertainties of recent living.

tales are enjoyable! vital tales advisor us and teach us; they carry psychological versions which paintings at an subconscious point to aid us navigate via our glossy society and govern our reactions to the ups-and¬downs of existence; they supply that means and function for our lifestyles; and our tales entertain and front us. during this publication, Bernie Clark seems on the non secular tales present in the West that create a base map for our lives after which seems to be on the tales present in the East to work out how they can increase our base maps. The tales provided are mixture of light¬hearted and relaxing, and deep and profound.

the significance of news East and West are illustrated during the version proposed by way of the nice twentieth century mythologist, Joseph Campbell: myths, or tales, serve 4 nice features - the paranormal, the cosmological, the sociological and the mental functionality. The tales selected illustrate those 4 features of mythology and express how we will be able to take those tales into ourselves to create a deeper event of life.

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