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Proprioception over dogma : sources of authority and standards of orthopraxy in Iyengar yoga

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Proprioception over dogma : sources of authority and standards of orthopraxy in Iyengar yoga

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dc.contributor.author Ciołkosz, Matylda [SAP14025324] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-05T12:00:51Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-05T12:00:51Z
dc.date.issued 2017 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1751-2689 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/74044
dc.language eng pl
dc.rights Dodaję tylko opis bibliograficzny *
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dc.title Proprioception over dogma : sources of authority and standards of orthopraxy in Iyengar yoga pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 207-230 pl
dc.abstract.en The purpose of the article is to discuss the factors influencing the ongoing developments in Iyengar Yoga (IY) āsana practice. The hypothesis is that within IY the power of authority, rather than being associated with the guru and his lineage (paramparā), is located within the body and associated with individual proprioceptive experience.Despite its apparent dogmatism, manifesting in rigorous focus on minute detail and strong notions of orthopraxy, Iyengar's system has undergone major changes ever since the publication of Light of Yoga in 1966. Since Iyengar's death in 2014, the need for constant innovation seems to have increased. The author argues, that the plasticity of the method is inherent in its very foundations. Treating āsanāni-and sequences thereof-as higher-order structures built of repetitive minimal units (singular motor patterns and body-part configurations) allows for considerable freedom in āsana practice without jeopardizing orthoperformance. The stress lain on the detailed proprioceptive experience during practice results in locating authority in the experience itself, and in frequent modifications of āsana variations based on this authority.The discussion is based on in-depth analysis of the structure of IY practice and of textual material. pl
dc.description.volume 11 pl
dc.description.number 2-3 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.1558/rosa.37024 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1751-2697 pl
dc.title.journal Religions of South Asia pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Filozoficzny : Instytut Religioznawstwa pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original bez licencji pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / O pl
dc.scopuswos.indexing tak pl


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