• November 19, 2014
  • 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
  • Namaste Hall (3rd Floor), CIIS, 1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Add to Calendar 11/19/2014 6:30 pm 11/19/2014 7:45 pm America/Los_Angeles Integral Yoga in the Academy: (R)evolutionary Approaches to the Study of Philosophy and Religion, with Jim Ryan The Integral "tradition" that comes to CIIS through its founder, Haridas Chaudhuri, is unique in its spacious openness. It is radically affirmative in nearly every direction in terms of possible approaches and viewpoints that might be deemed "Integral." Dr. Chaudhuri makes clear that the spiritually inclined, the agnostic and the atheist are welcomed in the pursuit of truth. So what then is the essence of the "Yoga"? And how is it relevant in the academic context? Namaste Hall (3rd Floor), CIIS, 1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 false MM/DD/YYYY

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ABOUT THE TALK

The Integral "tradition" that comes to CIIS through its founder, Haridas Chaudhuri, is unique in its spacious openness.  It is radically affirmative in nearly every direction in terms of possible approaches and viewpoints that might be deemed "Integral."  Dr. Chaudhuri makes clear that the spiritually inclined, the agnostic and the atheist are welcomed in the pursuit of truth.  So what then is the essence of the "Yoga"?  And how is it relevant in the academic context? 

This talk will include a brief info session on the Asian & Comparative Studies program.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Jim Ryan has taught at CIIS for 33 years, is currently a Professor in the Asian and Comparative Studies program teaching Hinduism and Sanskrit, and worked closely with Bina Chaudhuri, wife of Dr. Haridas Chauduri, at the Cultural Integration Fellowship, which they founded in 1951. Dr. Ryan has conducted extensive research on the integral yoga of Sri Aurobindo, and his work on Aurobindo and the Mother's approaches to integral education has been published in ReVision Magazine (2005) and in Integral Education: New Directions for Higher Learning (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010).

LOCATION & DETAILS:

Room 550 (5th Floor)
CIIS
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Wednesday, November 19th, 6:30-7:45 p.m.

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