|Born||10 December 1908 |
Los Angeles, California
|Died||Unknown, disappeared in September 1947, aged 40|
|Alma mater||University of Arizona, LL.B. (1931); Columbia University, A.M. (1936), Ph.D. (1943)|
|Known for||Early Western study of Hatha Yoga and Tibetan Buddhism|
|Noted work(s)||"Penthouse of the Gods" (1939); "Hatha Yoga" (1944)|
|Spouse(s)||Viola Wertheim (1934-8); Ganna Walska (1942-6); Helen Graham Park (1947)|
|Relative(s)||Pierre Arnold Bernard (a.k.a. Oom the Omnipotent)|
Theos Casimir Bernard (December 10, 1908 - unknown, disappeared in September 1947) was an American scholar, lecturer, and explorer, noted as a practitioner of Yoga and Tibetan Buddhism, the study of which he instituted at Columbia University.
- Bernard, Theos (1936), Introduction to Tantrik Ritual
- Bernard, Theos (1939), Heaven Lies Within Us
- Bernard, Theos (1939), Penthouse of the Gods: A Pilgrimage into the Heart of Tibet and the Sacred City of Lhasa — a.k.a. "Land of a Thousand Buddhas"
- Bernard, Theos (1944), Hatha Yoga: The Report of a Personal Experience — Bernard's Ph.D. dissertation for Columbia University
- "California, Birth Index, 1905-1995," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VGHC-MDV : accessed 03 Mar 2014), Theos C Bernard, 1908.