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By Elizabeth De Michelis

A heritage of contemporary Yoga strains the roots of contemporary Yoga again to the unfold of western esoteric rules in 18th century Bengal's highbrow circles. in the end Raja Yoga, released by means of Vivekananda in 1896, grew to become the seminal textual content of recent.

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New Age movement In the analysis summarized above, Campbell discusses the characteristics of the cultic milieu mainly with reference to the Western situation at the time of his writing (early 1970s). Hanegraaff, on the other hand, convincingly argues that the phenomena described by Campbell were only one aspect of a longer process, namely the nineteenth-century formation of New Age religion, which eventually became a self-aware New Age movement in the mid-1970s. e. Western esotericism. After this he goes on to state: My findings leave no other option than to conclude that the perspective which we have referred to as "New Age religion" was born in the 19th century20 and had reached maturity not later than the beginnings of the 20th.

If William Jones played a key role in the recovery of the glories of Hindu culture, he was certainly not alone.

What is beyond doubt is that by 1775 the imported culture was starting to affect traditional ways of life to a noticeable degree. 23 In order to highlight the trends that led and contributed to the formation of Modern Yoga it was felt that more specific categories were needed. The beginnings of Neo-Hinduism One of them is the subdivision between Neo-Hinduism and Modern Hindu Traditionalism. 24 As Halbfass himself points out (1988: 221), "Hacker's scheme is a simplification, although a useful and convenient one".

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