Introduction: The Radical Aesthetics of a Romanian Esoteric Movement

MISA, the Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute (MISA), founded by Romanian yoga teacher Gregorian Bivolaru, is often denounced in the media as a deviant movement because of its view of sexuality rooted in Westernized Tantric teachings. This issue...

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Published in:The journal of CESNUR
Main Author: Introvigne, Massimo 1955-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [publisher not identified] [2017]
In: The journal of CESNUR
Year: 2017, Volume: 1, Issue: 1, Pages: 3-9
Further subjects:B Siddha Yoga
B Tantra
B Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute
B Gregorian Bivolaru
B MISA
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Summary:MISA, the Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute (MISA), founded by Romanian yoga teacher Gregorian Bivolaru, is often denounced in the media as a deviant movement because of its view of sexuality rooted in Westernized Tantric teachings. This issue of The Journal of CESNURexplores the history, doctrines, and controversies of MISA, arguing that its teachings cannot be reduced to a doctrine of sexuality only and propose a “radical aesthetics” thatalso explains the reactions by both its religious and secular opponents.
ISSN:2532-2990
Contains:Enthalten in: The journal of CESNUR
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.26338/tjoc.2017.1.1.1