Core of the Yoga Sutras von B.K.S. Iyengar

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Zustand: neu – Sprache: Englisch, Sanskrit (Devanagari, Umschrift) – Jahr: 1. Auflage 2012 – ISBN: 9780007921263 – Abmessungen: 15 x 23,5cm – Seitenzahl: 275 – Einband: Softcover – Verlag: Harper Thorsons – Gewicht: 430g

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Untertitel: The definitive guide to the philosophy of yoga

Klappentext: The first new academic work from B.K.S. Iyengar in over a decade, Core of the Yoga Sutras is a study of the philosophical core of yoga –  the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. These concise and enlightening sutras form the foundation of ancient yoga philosophy, and alongside each Iyengar provides insightful commentary and explanation for modern readers, illustrating how the practice of yoga can transform the mind, body and spirit.

A wonderful introduction to the spiritual philosophy that is the foundation of yoga practice, this definitive guide is a comprehensive and illuminating tool for beginners and experienced yoga teachers alike…

Aus dem Inhalt:

  • Foreword by the Dalai Lama
  • Preface by honourable Shri Murli Manohar Joshi
  • Acknowledgements
  • Prologue
  • Yoga Pithika – Introduction
  • I. Yoga Parampara – Yaugika lineage
  • II. Yoga Dharma – The concept of yoga
  • III. Janma Mrtyu Cakra – The wheel of death and birth
  • IV. Srstikarta – Adi Purusa or Isvara
  • V. Srstikrama – The structure of the univers
  • VI. Purusa – Seer
  • VII. Citta Svabhava – The natural state of consciousness
  • VIII. Citta Laksana – Characteristics of consciousness
  • IX. Citta Sreni – Stages of consciousness
  • X. Klesa, Vrtti and Antaraya – Afflictions, Fluctuations and Impediments
  • XI. Citta Parivartana through yoga – Transformation of citta through yoga
  • XII. Sadhana Krama – Method of practice
  • XIII. Adhahpatana Rekha in Sadhana – The razor edge of yoga
  • XIV. Astanga Yoga Prayoga, Tatha Parinama – The application of Astanga Yoga and its effects
  • XV. Samadhi-Kaivalya Bheda – The difference between Samadhi and Kaivalya
  • Glossary of Sanskrta words
  • Appendix I – Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
  • Appendix II – Alphabetical index of the sutras
  • Index

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