Events

01.08.2017 to 03.08.2017

Conference: MEDICINE AND YOGA IN SOUTH AND INNER ASIA: BODY CULTIVATION, THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTION AND THE SOWA RIGPA INDUSTRY

Vienna, August 1-3, 2017

Co-hosted by the Dept. of South Asian, Tibet and Buddhist Studies, University of Vienna and the Institute for Social Anthropology, Austrian Academy of Sciences

01.08.2017

Presentation by Dagmar Wujastyk: Rasāyana in Sanskrit alchemical literature

In Indian alchemical literature, the Sanskrit term “rasāyana” is predominantly used to describe alchemical operations, i.e. all that is involved in the making and taking of elixirs for attaining a state of spiritual liberation in a living body.

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