I was shocked to see this item being reported by Yoga Journal today. Georg was only 65.
From Yoga Journal: “Yoga scholar Georg Feuerstein died Saturday at the age of 65….Feuerstein was one of the most highly regarded scholars on Hinduism in the West. He authored more than 45 books about yoga including The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy, and Practice (2001), The Deeper Dimension of Yoga: Theory and Practice (2003), The Shambhala Guide to Yoga (1996), and The Shambhala Encyclopedia of Yoga (1997).”
In the early days of e-Sutra I had the pleasure of exchanging ideas with Georg, most notably in the classic thread from June, 2000: “Are We Still Belittling Yoga?”
He left us way too soon, and his scholarship and commitment will be sorely missed. Please feel free to use comments to add any personal recollections or thoughts.