Daniela Bevilacqua [+]
SOAS, University of London
In the Introduction, the book is framed within the existing scholarship in the field of Yoga Studies, highlighting its originality in this field. This is followed by a discussion on important theoretical issues (the concept of tradition, spirituality, Hinduism etc.) and an outline of methodological issues (fieldworks, reflexivity, etc.). At the end, a brief presentation of the chapters and objectives of the book will be given.