Download The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: A Biography (Lives of Great by David Gordon White PDF

By David Gordon White

Together with fewer than 2 hundred verses written in an vague if now not impenetrable language and magnificence, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra is this present day extolled through the yoga institution as a perennial vintage and consultant to yoga perform. As David Gordon White demonstrates during this groundbreaking learn, either one of those assumptions are fallacious. almost forgotten in India for centuries and maligned while it used to be first found within the West, the Yoga Sutra has been increased to its current iconic status—and translated into greater than 40 languages—only throughout the previous 40 years.

White retraces the unusual and circuitous trip of this confounding paintings from its old origins down via its heyday within the 7th via 11th centuries, its slow fall into obscurity, and its glossy resurgence because the 19th century. First brought to the West by means of the British Orientalist Henry Thomas Colebrooke, the Yoga Sutra was once revived principally in Europe and the United States, and predominantly in English. White brings to existence the unbelievable forged of characters whose interpretations—and misappropriations—of the Yoga Sutra resulted in its respected position in pop culture at the present time. Tracing the notable trajectory of this enigmatic paintings, White’s exhaustively researched publication additionally demonstrates why the yoga of India’s previous bears little resemblance to the yoga practiced this present day.

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Download Llewellyn's Truth About Chakras (Truth About Series) by Anodea Judith PDF

By Anodea Judith

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1990

The fact approximately Chakras finds the secrets and techniques of the chakras so that you can enforce their therapeutic powers for larger future health, own development, and transcendence. This advisor offers uncomplicated details to assist you:
• examine the chakra method, improving the circulate of your existence force
• event internal development, actual ecstasy, and religious enlightenment with workouts designed to attach you together with your personal own strength centers
• increase well-being, conception, own strength, and divine potential
• Heal with chakra energy

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Download Guide Almora de la spiritualité by David Dubois, Serge Durand PDF

By David Dubois, Serge Durand

Le consultant Almora de l. a. spiritualité présente les grandes traditions spirituelles (hindouisme, yoga, bouddhisme, taoïsme, christianisme, islam, judaïsme, chamanisme...) mais aussi les principaux mouvements contemporains (sagesse philosophique, non-dualité, néo-advaita, mouvement intégral...). Un ensemble de fiches et d'adresses donnent des appréciations et des informations utiles sur les enseignants, les centres, afin de découvrir l. a. pratique spirituelle qui nous convient au plus près de chez soi. Le consultant Almora de l. a. spiritualité est le plus complet jamais publié.

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Download Tantra Illuminated: The Philosophy, History, and Practice of by Christopher D. Wallis PDF

By Christopher D. Wallis

Contributor note: Illustrator Ekabhumi Ellik

Tantra Illuminated takes the reader on a desirable trip to the very middle of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices. because the West s discovery of Tantra a hundred years in the past, there was substantial fascination, hypothesis, and greater than a bit incorrect information approximately this non secular move.

Now, for the 1st time within the English language, Tantra Illuminated provides an obtainable creation to this sacred culture that begun 1,500 years in the past within the a long way north of India. utilizing translations from from basic Sanskrit resources and delivering a profound examine religious perform, this ebook finds Tantra s wealthy background and strong teachings.

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Download Yoga Cures: Simple Routines to Conquer More Than 50 Common by Tara Stiles PDF

By Tara Stiles

Do you could have a headache? PMS? Cellulite? Shin splints? A damaged middle? Or do you simply have to relax the *&@# out?

There’s a yoga treatment for every of these items. In Yoga therapies, Tara Stiles—owner of Strala Yoga in Manhattan—offers an A-to-Z consultant of the poses you are able to do to focus on particular difficulties on your physique and get you feeling greater correct away. Using the thrill, clean method of yoga she is understood for, Stiles takes on greater than 50 universal diseases ranging from arthritis and fibromyalgia to jiggly thighs and hangovers. via an easy series of poses for every, compatible for the beginner during the complex practitioner, she offers shrewdpermanent treatments that would hold you fit and chuffed.

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Download Advanced hatha yoga : classic methods of physical education by Shyam Sundar Goswami PDF

By Shyam Sundar Goswami

The vintage Hatha yoga handbook for a powerful, very important, appealing physique and a balanced, harmonious, chuffed brain

• comprises directions for lots of complex Hatha yoga workouts to construct power, stamina, and sturdy posture, the mandatory foundation for religious improvement

• presents unique workout plans that will help you advance your individual weekly perform

• Explains conventional yogic tools of fasting and inner detoxification, practices to bolster the endocrine approach, tools for complicated sexual keep an eye on, breath regulate practices, and focus workouts to enhance brain energy

Based upon historical Sanskrit works on yoga in addition to millions of years of oral teachings, this Hatha yoga vintage strikes past the introductory point of yoga and offers illustrated directions for plenty of complex asanas and different yogic options to construct energy, stamina, and reliable posture--a important prerequisite for religious improvement.

Offering unique workout plans that will help you improve your own weekly yoga perform in addition to ideas to focus on particular components of the physique, equivalent to the belly muscular tissues, this publication additionally comprises special directions on many types of prânâyâma (breath control), together with trade nose respiring, kapâlabhâti, and sahita, in addition to meditative tools for constructing your powers of focus and psychological self-discipline. With directions on vitamin, fasting, inner detoxification, complex sexual regulate, and strengthening the endocrine method, Sri S. S. Goswami’s vintage textual content offers the whole photo of a sophisticated Hatha yoga way of life for a powerful, important, attractive physique and a balanced, harmonious, satisfied brain

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