Entangled Bodies: Sufism and Yogic Bodies

July 30, 2017
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The Entangled Bodies symposium is part of Entanglements: The Art of Between and Beyond, a year-long series (2016-17) organized by the Department of Religious Studies.

Carl Ernst, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Islamic studies at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, tackles syncretism by distinguishing between Sufism (Islamic mysticism) and Yogic practices that focus on the chakras of the body.