The Meaning of Yoga--Yoga of Knowledge Reviewed and Renewed

Department: Religious Studies

Date and Time: May 2, 2013 | 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Event Location: Humanities Instructional Building 135

Event Details

By: Raeburne S. Heimbeck, Ph. D.
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Central Washington University

Professor Heimbeck plans to address the following questions, among others:

What is Yoga?
What are the different kinds of Yoga?
What is the Yoga of Knowledge about?
Why does it need a make-over?
What will it look like made-over?

About the speaker:
Raburne S. Heimbeck, Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies Emeritus at Central Washington University, received his BA and PhD in Philosophy from Stanford University and did graduate work at Fuller Theological Seminary and at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He has taught at Stanford, the University of Zurich, the Episcopal Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas, and Anhui University in China. He is author of Theology and Meaning (Stanford University Press) and editor of Asian Religions: Readings in Indian and Chinese Philosophy (Prentice Hall). Heimbeck has recently given extended series of televised lectures on "Thought in History and Culture" and on "Systems of Yoga in India, China, and the United States".

The talk is free and open to the public. For additional information, please contact the UCI Program in Religious Studies at (949) 824-6521.