Haṭhayoga and Philosophy
I’ve just uploaded here a draft of an article to appear in a special issue of the Journal of Indian Philosophy edited by Judit Torszok and Lyne Bansat-Boudon, a collection of revised papers from the panel on Śaiva philosophy at the 2012 World Sanskrit Conference in Delhi. The article is completely different from the paper I gave, in which, because it’s not really my métier, I didn’t address matters of philosophy. But I have girded my loins for the JIP and addressed philosophy’s place in haṭhayoga. I’m glad I did. As ever, looking at something from a different angle gives one new insights. And, as Dzongsar Khyentse Rimpoche said in Temples in the Clouds, “If you really want to progress, you need to take yourself out of your comfort zone”.