Abstract

In order to truly globalize the field of adult education, a de-centering of Euro-centric frameworks is needed as we simultaneously integrate non-Western knowledge systems in curricular offerings and theoretical development. This paper explores selected aspects of the philosophy and discipline of Integral Yoga, and presents an example of a curriculum innovation.

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Transformational learning, spirituality, Indian traditions, Yogic Studies

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Integrating the ‘Other’ in Adult Education Curriculum: The Case of an Indian Tradition

In order to truly globalize the field of adult education, a de-centering of Euro-centric frameworks is needed as we simultaneously integrate non-Western knowledge systems in curricular offerings and theoretical development. This paper explores selected aspects of the philosophy and discipline of Integral Yoga, and presents an example of a curriculum innovation.