This book is the first full-length examination of Sahaja Yoga, a new religious movement which claims up to 100,000 members around the world. It explores how mew ways of seeing the world are constructed and sustained. She also reflects upon current theories of socialization, suggesting, that both power relations and the body play a more prominent role in building up understanding about new social worlds.This accessible and informative account will be of particular relevance to scholars of religion, sociologists, anthropologists, and anyone who wants to know more about the contemporary religious landscape.|
About the Author:
JUDITH CONEY is a lecturer in the Department of Study of Religions at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.