Category Archives: yoga

Vedic America

The following is a draft of the syllabus for a new course that I’ll be teaching next January (N.B.: I revised this syllabus on June 5, 2012). Hinduism in American philosophy and culture, following the historical outline of Philip Goldberg’s … Continue reading

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January 2012 course

The following is the syllabus for the course I taught this January at the JST, which is the Berkeley branch of Santa Clara University. DHARMA, YOGA, TANTRA This course will offer a broad historical view of the constant interaction between … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Yoga and the Rule of Benedict

The following is a talk I gave in Rome, to a gathering of monastics, on June 10, 2011. Comparing the incomparable The title of this lecture is not properly academic. One might see it on a poster at a street … Continue reading

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The Feminine in Hinduism — Syllabus

The following is the Syllabus of the course I am to teach here in Berkeley, at one of the theological schools that collectively form the ecumenical consortium GTU (Graduate Theological Union). The school that hired me is the Jesuit School … Continue reading

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The Feminine in Hinduism

This coming January, I’ll be giving a course here in Berkeley, with the title, “The Feminine in Hinduism”. Here is a short reading list: Raimundo Panikkar (ed. and transl.). The Vedic Experience, Mantramañjarī: An Anthology of the Vedas… London: Darton, … Continue reading

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Yoga and the Jesus Prayer

A week ago I returned here to Incarnation Monastery in Berkeley, and the next day received the author’s copies of Yoga and the Jesus Prayer (O Books). This is my latest book, but not entirely new. Although totally rewritten, it … Continue reading

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Yoga and Sacrifice (Big Sur retreat)

The Hermitage known as “New Camaldoli” is on the Big Sur coast just south of Lucia, on the way to Hearst Castle. The Hermitage is very different from the Castle, which is a tourist attraction that exhibits fragments of Medieval … Continue reading

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