16. Yoga Off the Mat

  1. Liz Stillwaggon Swan PhD
  1. Julinna Oxley

Published Online: 6 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118121450.ch16

Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body

Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body

How to Cite

Oxley, J. (2011) Yoga Off the Mat, in Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body (ed L. S. Swan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118121450.ch16

Author Information

  1. Coastal Carolina University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

Book Series:

  1. Philosophy for Everyone

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fritz Allhoff

Series Editor Information

  1. Western Michigan University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658802

Online ISBN: 9781118121450

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Keywords:

  • yoga, when one is off the mat;
  • yoga practitioners, living and connecting one's experience;
  • physical practice of yoga;
  • living in a yogic way;
  • yoga community, ‘yogic virtue’ rooted in yoga practice;
  • yoga ethics, more than yamas and niyamas;
  • Patañjali's Yoga Sutras;
  • yogic ethics, as a kind of virtue ethic;
  • virtue ethics, being about yoga ethics and yogic virtue;
  • yogic virtues, mindfulness expressing yoga's approach to living

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Yoga Ethics: More than Yamas and Niyamas

  • The Elements of Virtue Ethics

  • The Yogic Virtues

  • Conclusion