Selected publications by AyurYog team members

Dagmar Wujastyk

Monograph and edited volumes:

2015  (ed.) Histories of Mercury in Medicine across Asia and Beyond. Special Issue of Asiatische Studien/Etudes Asiatiques 69, no. 4, 2015.

2012  Well-mannered Medicine. Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda, New York: Oxford University Press New York

2008 (ed. with F. Smith) Modern and Global Ayurveda. Pluralism and Paradigms. New York: SUNY Press.


2015  ”Mercury Tonics in Sanskrit Medical Literature”, In: Ferrari, F. M. and T. Dähnhardt (eds.), Soulless Matter, Seats of Energy. Metals, Gems and Minerals in South Asian Religions and Culture, Sheffield and Bristol, CT: Equinox, forthcoming.

2014  “On Perfecting the Body: Rasāyana in Sanskrit Medical Literature”, AION (sezione filologico-letteraria) 16, 2014: 121-142.

2013  ”Perfect Medicine: Mercury in Sanskrit Medical Literature”, Asian Medicine. Tradition and Modernity 8, 2013: 15-40.


Suzanne Newcombe

2017. "The Revival of Yoga in Contemporary India" In: Barton, John ed. Oxford Research Encyclopedias: Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199340378.013.253.

2014 "The Institutionalization of the Yoga Tradition –“Gurus” B.K.S. Iyengar and Yogini Sunita in Britain". In: Mark Singleton and Ellen Goldberg (eds.), Gurus of Modern Yoga, Oxford University Press, pp. 147-167.

2013 "Magic and Yoga - The Role of Subcultures in Transcultural Exchange". In: Beatrix Hauser (ed.), Yoga Traveling: Conceptualizing Body and Self in Transcultural Perspective, Springer, pp. 57-79.

2012  "Global Hybrids? ‘Eastern Traditions’ of Health and Wellness in the West". In: Shanta Nair-Venugopal (ed), The Gaze of the West and Framings of the East,  Palgrave, pp. 202-217.

2009  "The Development of Modern Yoga: A Survey of the Field" Religion Compass 3(6): 986-1002.

2008  "Ayurvedic Medicine in Britain and the Epistemology of Practicing Medicine in “Good Faith”". In: Dagmar Wujastyk and Fred Smith (eds.), Pluralism and Paradigms in Modern and Global Ayurveda, SUNY Press: 257-284.

2007 "Stretching for Health and Well-Being: Yoga and Women in Britain, 1960-1980", Asian Medicine 3(1): 37-63.


Christèle Barois

2016  “Le maître dans la tradition śivaïte de l’Inde du Sud. Lecture de la Vāyavīyasaṃhitā II 13”, In Fr. Raviez (ed.), L’Image du maître spirituel, Artois Presses Université, collection Etudes des faits religieux, 2016.

2012  The Vāyavīyasaṃhitā: Śaiva Doctrine and Rituals in a Purāṇic context. PhD thesis (EPHE). Volume I: Introduction (manuscripts, history of the text, parallel sources, textual consistency). Volume II: Annotated translation of the first section of the Vāyavīyasaṃhitā (30 chapters) and detailed summaries of its second section (30 chapters). Volume III: Complete revised text of the Vāyavīyasaṃhitā based on two different recensions (Calcutta 1890 and Benares 1963, 1998).

2009  “The Legendary Life of Upamanyu”, In: Petteri Koskikallio (ed.), Parallels and Comparisons: Proceedings of the Fourth Dubrovnik International Conference on the Sanskrit Epics and Purāṇas, September 2005, Zagreb: Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2009: 279–302.

2009  Critical edition of the Dīptāgama, vol. III: participation, under the direction of B. Dagens, with M.-L. Barazer-Billoret, V. Lefèvre and Sambandhan Śivācārya. Publications of the French Institute of Pondicherry 81.3.

2007  Critical edition of the Dīptāgama, vol. II: participation, under the direction of B. Dagens, with M.-L. Barazer-Billoret, V. Lefèvre and Sambandhan Śivācārya. Publications of the French Institute of Pondicherry 81.2.

2003  (with T. Ganesan). “A propos des manuscrits de l’Institut français de Pondichéry.” Bulletin d’Études indiennes, 21.1: 255-264.


Jason Birch

2015 "The Yogatārāvalī And The Hidden History of Yoga". Nāmarūpa 20: 4-13.

2013  "Rājayoga: The Reincarnation of The King of all Yogas." International Journal of Hindu Studies 17.3: 401-444.

2011  "The Meaning of haṭha in Early Haṭhayoga". Journal of the American Oriental Society 131.4: 527-554.

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