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Lost & found in translation

Mahé Ben Hamed


Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in France, this paper explores the transmission of yoga as an experience of body-self connection and transformation in 3 modern yoga styles – Bikram, Forrest and Iyengar – that differ in philosophy and form as much as in their history, circulation and reception.
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hal-03201792 , version 1 (19-04-2021)


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Mahé Ben Hamed. Lost & found in translation: French yoga landscapes of body-self connection. ASA18 - Sociality, Matter, and the Imagination: Re-Creating Anthropology, Oxford University, Association of Social ANthropologists of the UK & Commonwealth, Sep 2018, Oxford, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-03201792⟩
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