chapter  11
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YOGA, MYSTICISM AND A MODEL OF COMPARATIVE RELIGION

WithANDREW RAWLINSON

Reading through the literature on Yoga and mysticism will quickly lead us to the realization of the ambiguity of these two terms as used by many authors. At times it seems that almost any account of human condition and endeavour can be fitted into them. In the context of Yoga it is expressed by the variety of Yogas: Hatha Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga, Rāja Yoga, Jňāna Yoga etc.