An Easy-to-follow Version of the Classic Introduction to Yoga
'Mr Iyengar's Light on Yoga has, since it was first published over 25 years ago, enabled many to follow his example . . . This new concise edition will bring the basic art of yoga to a much wider audience and will enable it to be practised at the very highest level.' Yehudi Menuhin
The Illustrated Light on Yoga is a straightforward and comprehensive introduction for the beginner by the acknowledged expert on the subject. Illustrated throughout with 150 photographs carefully positioned in the relevant part of the text for easy reference, it includes:
■ An introduction to the philosophy and practice of yoga ■ Detailed descriptions of 57 key postures I Techniques for stilling the mind through breathing exercises ■ A 35-week course progressing from beginner to intermediate level ■ A full glossary of yoga terms
B K S Iyengar has been teaching and demonstrating yoga for more than 50 years. He has several million students and has established centres all over the world.
ISBN 81 -7223-606-9
tin iiii For sale in the Indian subcontinent only
B. K. S. Iyengar's classic book Light on Yoga is a comprehensive introduction to yoga with detailed descriptions of over 200 postures (asanas) and 14 breathing exercises (pranayamas). This book, The Illustrated Light on Yoga, introduces 57 key asanas and provides a brief summary of pranayama. The book is illustrated throughout with photographs positioned in the relevant part of the text. The student can, therefore, practise a posture without the aid of a teacher. An Appendix provides an asana course for the continuing student. The Illustrated Light on Yoga is a comprehensive yet straightforward introduction for the beginner by the acknowledged expert on the subject.
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LIGHT ON THE YOGA SÜTRAS OF PATANJALI THE TREE OF YOGA
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