Devising Yoga/Yoga as a Device

Friday, July 11, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Deepak Sarma, Professor of Hinduism and Indian Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University

Yoga was devised primarily as a device for meditation in Jainism, Buddhism, and the various sects of Hinduism. Learn about the instrumentality of yoga in progressing towards moksha/nirvana, the goal of human existence, on a guided tour led by Deepak Sarma, Professor of Hinduism and Indian Philosophy at Case Western Reserve University.

Free; exhibition ticket required. Meet in the exhibition.

Yoga: The Art of Transformation is organized by the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution with support from the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries, the Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne, and the Ebrahimi Family Foundation.

Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Media sponsor: 
Cleveland Magazine

The Cleveland Museum of Art is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this exhibition with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.