Yoga and the Quest for the True Self

By Stephen Cope

Thousands of usa citizens recognize yoga as a very good type of workout and as a effective resource of calm in our stress-filled lives. some distance fewer are conscious of the whole promise of yoga as a 4,000-year-old useful direction of liberation—a course that matches the wishes of recent Western seekers with startling precision. Now Stephen Cope, a Western-trained psychotherapist who has lived and taught for greater than ten years on the biggest yoga middle in the USA, bargains this marvelously vigorous and irreverent "pilgrim's growth" for latest international. He demystifies the philosophy, psychology, and perform of yoga, and exhibits the way it applies to our so much human dilemmas: from loss, unhappiness, and dependancy, to the everlasting conflicts round intercourse and dating. And he exhibits us that during yoga, "liberation" doesn't require us to depart our daily lives for a few transcendent non secular plane—life itself is the trail. especially, Cope exhibits how yoga can heal the soreness of self-estrangement that pervades our society, prime us to a brand new experience of objective and to a deeper, extra fulfilling existence on this planet.

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Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket Guide for Personal Practice: More than 150 asanas!

By Daniel DiTuro, Ingrid Yang


Finally, an easy-to-use quick-reference consultant that captures the wonder and essence of hatha yoga itself.

Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket consultant for private Practice positive factors full-color images, easy stream cues, the English and Sanskrit names, and hassle scores for over a hundred and fifty poses, together with these

Bound angle






Crescent lunge


Dancer I

Downward-facing dog

Forward bend


Half moon


Intense aspect stretch

Lord of the fishes



Shoulder stand

Side angle




Upward-facing dog



Simple, beautiful, and handy, Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket consultant for private Practice is the single reference each practitioner and teacher may still own.

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Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body

By Melanie Klein, Anna Guest-Jelley

In this awesome, first-of-its-kind ebook, twenty-five contributors―including musician Alanis Morissette, megastar yoga teacher Seane Corn, and New York Times bestselling writer Dr. Sara Gottfried―discuss how yoga and physique picture intersect. via inspiring own tales you’ll become aware of how yoga not just impacts your actual healthiness, but additionally the way you think approximately your body.

Offering targeted views on yoga and the way it has formed their lives, the writers supply information for utilizing yoga to discover self-empowerment and stronger physique picture. This anthology unites a various choice of voices that deal with issues around the spectrum of human event, from tradition and media to gender and sexuality. Yoga and physique Image may help you discover ways to connect to and love your attractive body.

2015 IPPY Award Bonze Medal Winner in Inspirational/Spiritual

2014 ForeWord IndieFab Bronze Winner for physique, brain & Spirit

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Yoga Heals Your Back: 10-Minute Routines that End Back and Neck Pain

By Rita Trieger

Simple, quickly yoga workouts that cease again, shoulder, and neck soreness for stable! again soreness is the #1 cause humans remain domestic from paintings, and how you can aid persistent again ache is with workout. Yoga, with its mild stretching and respiring, is among the prime how you can wrestle again discomfort, besides decreasing tension and bettering total fitness.

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Yoga All-In-One For Dummies

Everything you want to make yoga an essential component of your healthiness and well-being

If you need to include yoga into your day-by-day regimen or ramp up what you are already doing, Yoga All-In-One For Dummies is the appropriate source! this entire compendium of six separate titles good points every thing you want to enhance your health and wellbeing and peace of brain with yoga, and contains more information on, stretching, meditation, including weights on your yoga routines, and gear yoga moves.

Yoga has been proven to have quite a few overall healthiness merits, starting from higher flexibility and athletic functionality to diminished blood strain and weightloss. should you are looking to take keep an eye on in their future health and total health, yoga is the ideal perform. With Yoga All-In-One For Dummies, you will have every thing you want to start and turn into a grasp of even the hardest yoga poses and techniques.

  • Find out the right way to include yoga to foster future health, happiness, and peace of mind
  • Get an entire source, that includes details from six titles which are full of tips
  • Use significant other exercise routine movies that will help you grasp a number of yoga poses and strategies which are coated within the book
  • Utilize suggestions within the e-book to extend stability, diversity of movement, flexibility, power, and total fitness

Take a deep breath and dive into Yoga All-In-One For Dummies to determine how one can enhance your health and wellbeing and your happiness through incorporating yoga into your day-by-day routine.

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Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy

By Gregor Maehle

Ashtanga Yoga: perform and Philosophy is the 1st booklet of its variety, proposing a complete advisor to all 8 limbs of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. subscribe to writer Gregor Maehle, a pro yogi and compassionate instructor, as he courses you thru the heritage and lineage of yoga; the basics of breath, bandhas (energy locks in the body), drishti (the point of interest of the gaze), and vinyasa (sequential movement); an in depth breakdown of the asanas of the Ashtanga fundamental sequence, following the conventional vinyasa count number; a full of life and real rendering of the whole Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, yoga's historical sacred textual content; and a thesaurus of yoga terminology.

within the asana part, Maehle describes every one posture with transparent, meticulous directions, photos, anatomical illustrations, and functional tips. info at the mythological historical past and yogic context of particular postures brings extra perception to the perform. within the philosophy part, Maehle illuminates the Yoga Sutra utilizing the key historic commentaries in addition to his personal insights.

This quantity makes the whole course of Ashtanga Yoga obtainable to trendy practitioners. either functional advisor and religious treatise, Ashtanga Yoga is a wonderful creation to the 8 limbs of yoga and a useful source for any yoga instructor or practitioner.

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Yoga for a New You

Chill out. Get strength. remain younger. consider convinced.

With a mix of actual postures, respiring practices, leisure, meditation, and way of life counsel, Yoga for a brand new You deals 4 diversified courses to deliver stability and overall healthiness to one's life:

RELAXED: getting ready for the day / Work-time stretch / braveness booster / Survival strategies / After-work energizer / night pick-me-up / night relaxer / Weekend invigorator

ENERGETIC: commence the day correct / Midmorning improve / night recharge / arrange for the next day to come / Mid-week strengthen / Weekend energizer / lengthy trip reviver

YOUNG: robust middle and lungs / Digestive method energizer / improve a fit backbone / For stability and focus / To ease menopause / liberating hips and shoulders / improve your immunity

CONFIDENT: Pre-interview strengthen / In occasions of switch / At low moments / For stability and knowing / For balance and straightforwardness / For braveness / To increase self-worth

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Abhinavagupta's Commentary on the Bhagavad Gita  Gitartha Samgraha

Abhinavagupta, certainly the best genius of India within the fields of philosophy, aesthetics, poetics, dramaturgy, Tantra and mysticism, is being rediscovered purely within the previous couple of a long time. even if numerous students, in India and in a foreign country, are engaged in learning his works, it really is staggering that there are nonetheless few translations on hand.

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Bengal Nights: A Novel

By Mircea Eliade

Set in Nineteen Thirties Calcutta, it is a roman á clef of exceptional intimacy. initially released in Romanian in 1933, this semiautobiographical novel by way of the area well known pupil Mircea Eliade information the passionate awakenings of Alain, an formidable younger French engineer flush with colonial satisfaction and prejudice and whole of a eu fascination with the mysterious subcontinent.

Offered the hospitality of a senior Indian colleague, Alain grasps on the likelihood to find the actual India firsthand. He quickly reveals himself enchanted by way of his host's daughter, the stunning and inscrutable Maitreyi, a precocious younger poet and previous scholar of Tagore. What follows is an enthralling, tentative flirtation that quickly, opposed to the entire proprieties and precepts of Indian society, blossoms right into a love affair either very unlikely and eventually tragic. This erotic ardour performs itself out in Alain's strategies lengthy after its sour end. In hindsight he units down the tale, quoting from the diaries of his disordered days, and attempting to make feel of the sorrowful affair.

A vibrantly poetic love tale, Bengal Nights is additionally a merciless account of the wreckage left within the wake of a tender man's self discovery. immediately scary and deeply relocating, Eliade's tale repeats the styles of ecu engagement with India while it exposes and condemns them. important for the perception it bargains into Eliade's existence and proposal, it's a paintings of significant highbrow and emotional strength.

"Bengal Nights is forceful and harshly poignant, written with a superb love of India knowledgeable through clear-eyed knowing. yet don't open it in case you like to stay unmoved via your analyzing topic. it truly is sufficient to make stones weep.

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