David Muniandy published an article titled Development of Yogic Tradition in Buddhism in the International Journal of Science and Consciousness in 2016.
David Muniandy discusses the history of yoga, with particular emphasis on its connection to Buddhism. He shows how the yogic tradition developed in Buddhism by comparing Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtra with the Buddha Dharma.
In his article, Muniandy writes: “… today
He concludes: “The development of the yogic tradition in Buddhism will continue to flourish as these two timeless traditions continue to provide both physical and philosophical techniques for practitioners to gain the ultimate goal of liberation.”
The International Journal of Science and Consciousness is an international, peer-reviewed, quarterly, open access, multidisciplinary e-journal published by the Research Foundation for Science & Consciousness.
Nanthakumar (David) Muniandy earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Marylhurst University in 2008. He is completing his Ph.D. dissertation on the convergence between Buddhist and yoga traditions from a historical perspective.