The Yoga Master
Edited by Kofi Busia
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Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9780834824546

Well-known contributors from the world of yoga celebrate the life and work of the great yoga pioneer B. K. S. Iyengar in this collection. Iyengar, who celebrates seventy years as a yoga teacher this year, is an Indian yoga master, revered as the single most influential person in spreading the teachings of yoga throughout the world. Iyengar was recognized in Time magazine’s 2004 list of the one hundred most powerful and influential people in the world.

This collection of essays, stories, and interviews celebrates the life and great influence of renowned yoga teacher B. K. S. Iyengar and features an international and diverse group of well-known contributors. These writings offer a deep understanding of the man, as well as his unique approach to yoga and the human mind and body.

Contributors include:

  • Baron Baptiste

  • Beryl Bender Birch

  • T. K. V. Desikachar

  • Alan Finger

  • Lilias Folan

  • Richard Freeman

  • John Friend

  • Sharon Gannon

  • Dona Holleman

  • Gary Kraftsow

  • Judith Hanson Lasater

  • David Life

  • Manouso Manos

  • Chuck Miller

  • Aadil Palkhivala

  • Shiva Rea

  • Erich Schiffmann

  • John Schumacher

  • Patricia Walden

  • Joan White

  • Rodney Yee

News & Reviews

"The essays in this tribute volume are thought-provoking and varied. Most important, the book provides moving personal reminiscences of the impact Iyengar has had, as a man and a teacher, on each writer." —Yoga Journal

"This must-read book explores a wide range of themes, inducing probing inquiries into both philosophical and physical nuances of yoga. Read it to deepen your relationship with yoga, to further your understanding, and to inspire your practice." —Patricia Walden

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