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  1. The Mirror of Yoga

    The Mirror of Yoga

    Awakening the Intelligence of Body and Mind

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    • Richard Freeman
    The world of yoga is astonishingly rich in its array of schools and practices. Yet as diverse as they seem, they share a common aim: the discovery of the essence of existence that can be found at the core of our being, and the liberation that comes from that discovery. With this worthy goal in mind, Richard Freeman presents an enlightening overview of the many teachings, practices, and scriptures that… Read More

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  2. Awake in the World

    Awake in the World

    Teachings from Yoga and Buddhism for Living an Engaged Life

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    • Michael Stone
    How can we live a balanced life in unbalanced times? How can the practices of meditation and yoga support our relationships, our work lives, and the greater good? Author, teacher, and psychotherapist Michael Stone presents the essential insights of mindfulness and yoga, emphasizing the teachings of simplicity and the interdependence of all life. Stone explains that the practices of yoga and meditation are not about escaping reality but… Read More

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  3. The Path of Yoga

    The Path of Yoga

    An Essential Guide to Its Principles and Practices

    • by
    • Georg Feuerstein
    This overview of the essentials of Yoga is meant to both broaden and deepen the understanding of beginning students. It covers all the basic elements of this ancient discipline and philosophy of India—including Yoga poses, diet, breath control, meditation, mantras, Kundalini energy, and more. It also includes newly translated excerpts from the scriptures and pays special attention to branches of Yoga, such as Tantra, that are of great interest to… Read More

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  4. Yoga for a World Out of Balance

    Yoga for a World Out of Balance

    Teachings on Ethics and Social Action

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    • Michael Stone
    Every aspect of our life has a part to play in the greater ecological system, Michael Stone explains in this book. How do we bring this large view to our yoga practice? According to Stone, our responsibility as human beings is to live in a sustainable and respectful way. He says two things need to change. First, we need to understand the relationship between our actions and the effects of… Read More

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  5. The Inner Tradition of Yoga

    The Inner Tradition of Yoga

    A Guide to Yoga Philosophy for the Contemporary Practitioner

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    • Michael Stone
    There is more to the tradition of yoga than toning and strengthening. At the root, there is a vast and intriguing philosophy that teaches the ethics of nonviolence, patience, honesty, and respect. Michael Stone provides an in-depth explanation of ancient Indian yogic philosophy along with teachings on how to bring our understanding of yoga theory to deeper levels through our practice on the mat—and through our relationships with others.To learn… Read More

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  6. The Deeper Dimension of Yoga

    The Deeper Dimension of Yoga

    Theory and Practice

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    • Georg Feuerstein
    Here is a comprehensive survey of the full breadth and depth of the 5,000-year-old Yoga tradition, emphasizing its potent philosophy and spiritual vision. Georg Feuerstein demonstrates that Yoga is much more than a system of physical exercises—it is a profound path of self-transformation that encompasses a range of teachings, practices, and sacred texts that can help us cultivate wisdom, balance, and inner freedom, as well as physical health. Feuerstein… Read More

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  7. The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali

    The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali

    A New Translation with Commentary

    In just 196 short aphorisms, this classic work of Indian philosophy spells out succinctly how the mind works, and how it is possible to use the mind to attain liberation. Compiled in the second or third century CE, the Yoga-Sutra is a road map of human consciousness—and a particularly helpful guide to the mind states one encounters in meditation, yoga, and other spiritual practices. It expresses the truths of… Read More

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  8. The Tree of Yoga

    The Tree of Yoga

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    • B. K. S. Iyengar
    Iyengar developed a form of yoga that focuses on developing strength, endurance, correct body alignment, as well as flexibility and relaxation. The Iyengar method integrates philosophy, spirituality, and the practice of yoga into everyday living. In The Tree of Yoga, Iyengar offers his thoughts on many practical and philosophical subjects including family life, love and sexuality, health and the healing arts, meditation, death, and Patañjali's Yoga Sutras.… Read More

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  9. The Tree of Yoga

    The Tree of Yoga

    • by
    • B. K. S. Iyengar
    In this book, one of the world's foremost teachers of yoga offers his thoughts on many practical and philosophical subjects, ranging from the place of yoga in daily life to insights from Patañjali's Yoga Sutras. He includes chapters on family life, love and sexuality, health and the healing arts, meditation, death, and advice to teachers. Based on lectures and discussions with his students, the text is enlivened by… Read More

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