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Introduction to yoga: principles and practices

By: Majmudar, Sachindra Kumar.
Publisher: New Hyde Park University Books 1964Description: 318 p.Subject(s): YogaDDC classification: 181.45 Summary: The author communicates to the West the teachings of Yoga in a way never done before. He not only explains the basic philosophical concepts of Yoga but gives its essential practices – spiritual, psychological and physical – in term of modern understanding. The section on Hatha Yoga is a complete book by itself. It is a complete account of the yoga of physical culture and hygiene and its various practices. Forty-one images show the postures demonstrated by the author. Finally, his rich selection of yoga literature from the earliest period to the present time emphasizes the character of yoga as a living tradition not fixed or enclosed in books and formulas. His selection contains all the important passages of the principal Upanishads and the Gita, translated anew by the author. (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24842885-introduction-to-yoga?ac=1&from_search=true)
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The author communicates to the West the teachings of Yoga in a way never done before. He not only explains the basic philosophical concepts of Yoga but gives its essential practices – spiritual, psychological and physical – in term of modern understanding. The section on Hatha Yoga is a complete book by itself. It is a complete account of the yoga of physical culture and hygiene and its various practices. Forty-one images show the postures demonstrated by the author.
Finally, his rich selection of yoga literature from the earliest period to the present time emphasizes the character of yoga as a living tradition not fixed or enclosed in books and formulas. His selection contains all the important passages of the principal Upanishads and the Gita, translated anew by the author.

(https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24842885-introduction-to-yoga?ac=1&from_search=true)

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