Eight Lectures on Yoga has ratings and 17 reviews. Aleister Crowley was among the first Europeans to study, preactice and teach Yoga. His intellectua. Find Eight Lectures On Yoga by Crowley, Aleister at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Eight Lectures on Yoga is a book by English occultist and teacher Aleister Crowley about the practice of Yoga. The work is largely a demystified look at yoga.

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Elguapo rated it it was ok Jul 29, The Sanctuary of Self. Besides yoga, he comments on philosophy, mathematics, quantum mechanics and even cybernetics.

The book frequently moves away from yoga and into ramblings. Reflecting Upon Life’s Ultimate Questions. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Crowley was a genius, many decades yiga not a full century ahead of his time.

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The Road to Immortality. Dec 27, Nick rated it really liked it. We appreciate your feedback. The Immortalized Words of the Past. Letters from a Living Dead Man. Gherghinoiu rated it really liked it Dec 02, Crowley even goes so far as to say that yogic practice is a solemn Duty of Manhood. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Eight Lectures On Yoga by Crowley, Aleister

Aleister Crowley Collection Volume 5. Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata. Crowley had claimed to be a Freemason, but the regularity of his initiations with the United Grand Lodge of England has been disputed. Speaking in turns as mystic, magus, philosopher, scientist and seasoned adventurer, few sacred cows escape the Mahatma Guru Sri Paramahansa Shivaji, who even delights in poking fun at himself.

Books by Aleister Crowley. Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, was a British occultist, writer, mountaineer, philosopher, poet, and mystic.

Yoga in an an unusual perspective. He gained much notoriety during his lifetime, and was infamously dubbed “The Wickedest Man in the World. It is too often forgotten, wleister, or simply ignored that Crowley ended his life as a Mystic and viewed Yoga as an aim “Higher” than Magick. Read the Finnish edition to see how it is translated.


If you don’t read this work you will remain ignorant of an essential strand of human wisdom. I first read 8LOY more than 15 years ago, when I was a teenager but revisited it many times since.

Eight Lectures on Yoga

Jan 26, A. Treatise of Revolutionary Psychology. Aug 06, Tommi rated it it was amazing. Karma eihgt Bhakti yoga Jnana yoga Raja yoga. Death – and After? One intent Crowley had in writing the book was to dispel the various myths surrounding Yoga in Europe at the time — most thought it to be an exotic, Eastern ritual crosley the ancient past. This is not a book about asana, or even meditation or pranayama.

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