Yoga: Bending Mind and Body (Philosophy for Everyone)

By Liz Stillwaggon Swan

Stimulates options and expands information of the philosophical dimensions of yoga in its many kinds and practices

Yoga -- Philosophy for everybody provides a big selection of views by way of humans whose lives were touched by means of yoga. Addressing myriad facets of yoga's divergent paths, issues comprise physique photograph for women and men; the spiritual and religious elements of yoga; and matters in relation to ethics, own progress, and the educating of yoga. Written via philosophers and non-philosophers alike, with contributions from expert yoga teachers, lifelong practitioners, and first-timers, Yoga -- Philosophy for everybody bargains a wealth of fabric for either amusement and deep mirrored image.

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Yoga: Discipline of Freedom: The Yoga Sutra Attributed to Patanjali

Relationship from concerning the 3rd century A.D., the Yoga Sutra distills the essence of the actual and non secular self-discipline of yoga into fewer than 2 hundred short aphorisms. it's the middle textual content for any learn of meditative perform, respected for hundreds of years for its superb research of psychological states and of the method through which internal liberation is completed. but its problems are mythical, and before, no translation has made it absolutely available.

This new translation, hailed by means of Yoga Journal for its "unsurpassed readability," is through one of many major Sanskrit students of our time, whose Bhagavad Gita has turn into a famous vintage. It comprises an creation to the philosophy and psychology underlying the Yoga Sutra, the entire textual content with explanatory remark, and a thesaurus of keyword phrases in Sanskrit and English.

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Lovers' Yoga: Soothing Stretches for Two

By Darrin Zeer

Best-selling writer Darrin Zeer understands it takes to tango—and to yoga! His most recent winner, Lovers' Yoga, exhibits how effortless it really is for to take pleasure in nurturing, soothing associate workouts to sit back, rejuvenate, and create deep, lasting bonds. Delightfully illustrated, this little guide outlines 60 strangely basic stretches equipped into 5 chapters: Playful, robust, peaceable, sufferer, and Passionate. The workouts construct on each other, so can take pleasure in one stretch, a bankruptcy series, or the total ebook from commencing to finish. even if time permits a couple of minutes or a couple of hours, Lovers' Yoga goals to resume the relationship and reignite the eagerness.

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Herbal Goddess: Discover the Amazing Spirit of 12 Healing Herbs with Teas, Potions, Salves, Food, Yoga, and More

Working with 12 universal herbs, Amy Jirsa deals recipes and concepts to open your brain, advance your physique, and nourish your spirit. In-depth profiles help you unencumber the robust houses of calendula, chamomile, cinnamon, dandelion, echinacea, elder, ginger, holy basil, lavender, nettle, rose, and turmeric via scrumptious teas and meals, sumptuous salves, pores and skin and hair care remedies, complementary yoga poses, and meditations. realize the average keys to radiant healthiness and wellness.

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Hatha Yoga: The Body's Path to Balance, Focus, and Strength

By Ulrica Norberg

For the 16.5 million yoga practitioners in the United States, Swedish yoga teacher Ulrica Norberg's clean examine Hatha yoga ("the approach of the body") should be an ideal entrée to the artwork of workout to supply a robust brain and a harmonious soul. targeting pacing, now not perfection, Norberg explains right respiring and asanas, poses constructed to extend awareness, leisure, power, and focus. all through, she keeps a considerate stability among philosophy and guideline, and provides step by step instructions and knowledge for private and communal health. Lavishly illustrated with attractive full-color photos, Hatha Yoga is bound to motivate starting and complicated yoga practitioners alike.

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Wanderlust: A Modern Yogi's Guide to Discovering Your Best Self

By Nicole Lindstrom

Like the wildly renowned gala's that experience taken the yoga international by way of typhoon, Wanderlust is a highway map for the hundreds of thousands of individuals engaged in cultivating their top selves. For the 20 million those who seize their yoga mats within the usa per week, this e-book provides a unique approach to comprehend "yoga"―not simply as whatever to do in perform, yet as a broader precept for residing. Wanderlust helps readers navigate their own direction and locate their very own precise north, curating ideas that embrace the emblem and lifestyle―authentic yoga practices, provocative considering, song, paintings, sturdy nutrients, green actions, and more.

Each bankruptcy contains professional yoga guide by means of well known lecturers; inspiring song playlists to encourage readers to perform; thought-provoking artwork; outstanding recipes for scrumptious, fit meals to maintain a yoga routine; and enjoyable, unforeseen detours. This big variety of principles and gorgeous visuals is designed to be hyper-stimulating―whether a reader follows the arc of the ebook from commencing to finish or dips into chapters at random, she is certain to discover whatever wonderful to the attention, to suppose inspired to perform, and to wish to arrive for her private wishes and desires. This booklet brings the Wanderlust pageant adventure into any reader's home.

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Yoga, Karma, and Rebirth: A Brief History and Philosophy

By Stephen H. Phillips

For severe yoga practitioners curious to grasp the traditional origins of the paintings, Stephen Phillips, a certified thinker and sanskritist with a long-standing own perform, lays out the philosophies of motion, wisdom, and devotion in addition to the tactics of meditation, reasoning, and self-analysis that shaped the foundation of yoga in historic and classical India and proceed to form it this day.

In discussing yoga's basic commitments, Phillips explores conventional teachings of hatha yoga, karma yoga, bhakti yoga, and tantra, and indicates how such center techniques as self-monitoring realization, karma, nonharmfulness (ahimsa), reincarnation, and the powers of awareness relate to fashionable perform. He outlines values implicit in bhakti yoga and the tantric yoga of good looks and artwork and explains the occult psychologies of koshas, skandhas, and chakras. His e-book comprises unique translations from the early Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutra (the complete text), the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, and seminal tantric writings of the tenth-century Kashmiri Shaivite, Abhinava Gupta. A word list defining greater than 300 technical phrases and an intensive bibliography supply extra support to nonscholars. A amazing exploration of yoga's conceptual legacy, Yoga, Karma, and Rebirth crystallizes principles approximately self and fact that unite the numerous incarnations of yoga.

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The Upanishads (Penguin Classics)

The Upanishads, the earliest of which have been composed in Sanskrit among 800 and four hundred bce via sages and poets, shape a part of the Vedas - the sacred and old scriptures which are the root of the Hindu faith. every one Upanishad, or lesson, takes up a subject starting from the attainment of non secular bliss to karma and rebirth, and jointly they're meditations on lifestyles, demise and immortality. The essence in their teachings is that fact can through reached via religion instead of through idea, and that the spirit of God is inside of every one folks - we'd like now not worry dying as we feature inside of us the promise of everlasting life.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable by means of introductions and notes via unique students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Going Om: Real-Life Stories on and off the Yoga Mat

By Melissa Carroll

With candid, witty, and compelling reports of yoga from well known memoirists, together with Cheryl Strayed (author of the number-one New York Times bestseller Wild), Claire Dederer (author of nationwide bestseller Poser: My existence in 23 Yoga Poses), Dinty W. Moore (author of The unintentional Buddhist), Neal Pollack (author of Stretch: The Making of a Yoga Dude) and so forth, Going Om stocks more than a few observations approximately this renowned perform. not like books on yoga that supply guideline on process, Going Om is a special choice of own narratives from celebrated authors. This anthology of unique fabric values the standard of writing over the authors’ flexibility. Ira Sukrungruang stocks his heartbreaking fight as a 375 pound yoga scholar researching self esteem on his mat; Gloria Munoz explores the perform of stillness with lyrical attractiveness in the middle of her busy brain; Neal Pollack’s signature sarcasm results in excellent turns at yoga category together with his dad; Elizabeth Kadetsky makes use of yogic knowledge whereas dealing with her mother’s devastating Alzheimer’s.

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