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Ron Geaves

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

YamunāIntroductionYamunā is both a major river of northern India containing significant pilgrimage sites and an ancient goddess who personifies the ri...


David Gordon White

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2011-01-27

Yoga Introduction The Sanskrit term yoga is first encountered in the Vedas, where it refers to the act of yoking, the animal so yoked, and th...

Yogananda, Paramahansa

Anya Foxen

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2022-11-29

Paramahansa YoganandaIntroductionParamahansa Yogananda (b. 1893–d. 1952), born Mukunda Lal Ghosh, was a teacher and popularizer of yoga and Hindu spir...


Shaman Hatley

Subject: Hinduism »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

YoginīsIntroductionGoddesses known as yoginīs (feminine of the Sanskrit yogin, “practitioner of yoga” or “possessed of yoga”) were prominent in the es...

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