Textbook of Ayurveda. A history and philosophy of Ayurveda by Vasant Lad

By Vasant Lad

V. 1. A heritage and philosophy of Ayurveda

In his "Ayurvedic reports Program", Vasant Lad teaches Ayurveda as a technology of moment-to-moment dwelling. each one lecture that he offers flows from his personal center in a river of therapeutic knowledge. This textbook conveys the philosophical and basic ideas of Ayurveda in a dynamic and inspirational approach, offering a close starting place upon which to pursue deeper wisdom.

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Travel Yoga: Stretches for Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and by Darrin Zeer

By Darrin Zeer

Ease the aches, ease the trials, and simplicity on down the line. From the writer of the best-selling Office Yoga comes the final word advisor for harried tourists and commuters. Taking the age-old perform of yoga and adapting it for our smooth lives, writer Darrin Zeer has compiled greater than 50 suggestions to aid tourists relieve muscle pressure, grasp the paintings of ready, create lodge room concord, blow off steam, and arrive revived. The detachable advisor in again is mainly priceless for common fliers, outlining stretches ideally suited for small areas. filled with playful illustrations via Frank Montagna, Travel Yoga bargains a number of suggestions bound to melt any touchdown.

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Highest Yoga Tantra by Daniel Cozort

By Daniel Cozort

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This impressive e-book basically outlines and discusses the equipment for reworking either physique and brain throughout the optimum different types of tantric perform. maximum Yoga Tantra is the top of tantric platforms present in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

Part One discusses the practices universal to sutra and tantra.

Part provides the iteration degree of maximum Yoga Tantra.

Part 3 covers the whole thing of the finishing touch degree yogas (i.e., actual isolation, verbal isolation, psychological isolation, illusory physique, transparent gentle, and union).

Part 4 compares the Kalachakra and Guhyasamaja levels of completion.

Remarkable for its definitive readability, this exposition of the levels of maximum Yoga Tantra is the 1st of its type within the English language and a needs to for somebody drawn to those maximum tantras.

"This e-book is a very lucid assessment of the new release and of entirety phases of optimum Yoga Tantra."--The center Way

"This publication merits to be a most well-liked publication on Tantra. It captures either the essence and element that carry those esoteric subject matters to life."--Jeffrey Hopkins, college of Virginia

"...the top advent to the topic, good written and authoritative."--John Powers, Australian nationwide University

"Although the Kalachakra Tantra comprises exact traits now not came across in other places in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, it truly is necessary to remember that it additionally exemplifies the class of practices known as Anuttara Yoga tantra (highest yoga tantra). Cozort's now-classic textual content is peerless as an creation to the theoretical and sensible underpinnings of maximum yoga tantra, and to the connection of this point of perform to sutra traditions and the Buddhist direction as an entire. a unique part evaluating the of entirety degree within the Kalachakra to that of Guhyasamaja could be specifically informative and valuable for the aspiring pupil and practitioner."--Mandala: A Tibetan Buddhist magazine

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Teachings of Queen Kunti by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

By A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The tragic and heroic determine of Queen Kunti emerges from an explosive period within the historical past of historical India. As similar within the Mahabharata, India's grand epic poem of 110,000 couplets, Kunti used to be the spouse of King Pandu and the mummy of 5 illustrious sons often called the Pandavas. As such, she used to be one of many imperative figures in a posh political drama that culminated fifty centuries in the past within the Kuruksetra battle, a devastating conflict of ascendancy that modified the process international occasions. The Mahabharata describes the prelude to the holocaust as follows:Pandu grew to become king simply because his elder brother Dhrtarastra have been born blind, a that excluded him from direct succession. it slow after Pandu ascended to the throne, Dhrtarastra married Gandhari and fathered 100 sons. This used to be the ruling relations of the Kaurava dynasty, of whom the eldest used to be the bold and harsh Duryodhana.Meanwhile, Pandu had taken better halves, Madri and Kunti. initially named Prtha, Kunti used to be the daughter of Surasena, the manager of the wonderful Yadu dynasty. The Mahabharata relates that Kunti "was proficient with good looks and personality; she had fun within the legislations [dharma] and used to be nice in her vows." She additionally possessed an strange benediction. while she was once a toddler, her father Surasena had given her in adoption to his childless cousin and shut buddy Kuntibhoja (hence the identify "Kunti"). In her stepfather's condominium, Kunti's accountability used to be to appear after the welfare of site visitors. at some point the robust sage and mystic Durvasa got here there and used to be happy by means of Kunti's selfless carrier. Foreseeing that she might have hassle conceiving sons, Durvasa gave her the benediction that she may well invoke any demigod and through him receive progeny.After Kunti married Pandu, he was once positioned less than a curse that avoided him from begetting little ones. So he renounced the throne and retired together with his better halves to the woodland. There Kunti's specified benediction enabled her to conceive (at her husband's request) 3 wonderful sons. First she invoked Dharma, the demigod of faith. After worshiping him and repeating an invocation Durvasa had taught her, she united with Dharma and, in time, gave delivery to a boy. once the kid was once born, a voice without seen resource stated, "This baby might be known as Yudhisthira, and he'll be very virtuous. he'll be just right, decided, renounced, and recognized in the course of the 3 worlds."Having been blessed with this virtuous son, Pandu then requested Kunti for a son of significant actual energy. therefore Kunti invoked Vayu, the demigod of the wind, who begot the potent Bhima. Upon Bhima's beginning the supernatural voice stated, "This baby stands out as the top-rated of all powerful men."Thereafter Pandu consulted with nice sages within the woodland after which requested Kunti to monitor vows of austerity for one complete 12 months. on the finish of this era Pandu stated to Kunti, "O attractive one, Indra, the King of heaven, is proud of you, so invoke him and conceive a son." Kunti then invoked Indra, who got here to her and begot Arjuna. once the prince was once born, an analogous celestial voice boomed throughout the sky: "O Kunti, this baby may be as powerful as Kartavirya and Sibi [two robust kings of Vedic instances] and as invincible in conflict as Indra himself. he'll unfold your repute far and wide and procure many divine weapons." hence, Pandu's junior spouse Madri bore sons named Nakula and Sahadeva. those 5 sons of Pandu (Yudhisthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula, and Sahadeva) then got here to be often called the Pandavas.

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Meditation and Yoga in Psychotherapy: Techniques for by Annellen M. Simpkins

By Annellen M. Simpkins

Praise for Meditation and Yoga in Psychotherapy

"From the knowledge of historic cultures to fashionable neuroscience, the authors skillfully create a bridge of figuring out among the perform of meditation, yoga, and psychotherapy. The Simpkins are at their most sensible in describing how every body can learn how to combine their very own mind, physique, and brain to facilitate an artistic synchrony of therapeutic and well-being."
Kathryn Rossi, PhD Coeditor, Collected Works of Milton H. Erickson: the character of healing Hypnosis

"This reader-friendly textual content is directed towards therapists and healthcare employees who're contemplating incorporating yoga and meditation into their paintings. those applied sciences are standard and seem to have necessary results on modern consumers and sufferers. Meditation and Yoga in Psychotherapy serves as an informative advent to these?practices, and explains how a therapist may possibly combine such practices into their paintings. The chapters on neuroscience study and fit getting older are particular in books of this nature, and the dialogue of assuaging melancholy on my own is well worth the expense of the book."
Stanley Krippner, PhDProfessor of Psychology, Saybrook UniversityCoauthor, Haunted via wrestle: knowing PTSD in battle Veterans

A considerate and pragmatic consultant for integrating meditation and yoga concepts into conventional psychotherapy

Meditation and Yoga in Psychotherapy is an inspiring "how-to" advisor grounded within the neuroscientific and medical proof that helps using meditation and different yoga practices to enhance consumers' psychological future health.

Drawing from the authors' many years of perform, instructing, and writing, this inspiring publication is targeted on using meditation, yoga, and Zen to treatment, with dialogue of:

  • the most recent neuroscience findings, exhibiting how the mind and bigger frightened process are altered through yoga tools

  • Philosophical and mental rules upon which yoga relies

  • The how, whilst, and why to be used of particular innovations with universal mental difficulties

  • basic stretching routines and meditation options

jam-packed with bright case examples and writings from well known yoga masters, Meditation and Yoga in Psychotherapy encourages a healing technique within which consumers circulation their realization from open air matters to internal mindfulness. With a variety of recommendations that embody the variety and distinctiveness of consumers, this ebook bargains the way to creatively individualize recommendations for a large choice of offering problems.Content:
Chapter 1 Efficacy (pages 1–21):
Chapter 2 Yoga and the mind (pages 23–41):
Chapter three Traditions (pages 43–71):
Chapter four Philosophy (pages 73–86):
Chapter five Practices (pages 87–111):
Chapter 6 Overcoming tension with the 8 Limbs of remedy (pages 113–132):
Chapter 7 Transcending anxiousness (pages 133–155):
Chapter eight Freedom from Depressionfs Grip (pages 157–178):
Chapter nine dependancy: 5 Steps to Lasting liberate (pages 179–194):
Chapter 10 Adapting Yoga for kids (pages 195–216):
Chapter eleven fit getting older (pages 217–239):
Chapter 12 Freedom: residing from the Soul for consumers and Therapists (pages 241–251):

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Sit With Less Pain: Gentle Yoga for Meditators and Everyone by Jean Erlbaum

By Jean Erlbaum

Relieve and liberate the stiffness that comes from lengthy sitting—at a table, at the back of the wheel, or on a meditation cushion—with those easy-to-follow exercises.

All meditators comprehend the soreness of cramping joints and aching backs. loose your self from discomfort with this fantastically illustrated consultant.

The ebook is equipped anatomically, aiding readers to right away specialize in the a part of the physique that explanations them discomfort: demanding shoulders, stiff knees, sore hips, and so on. Sit with much less Pain additionally contains directions for flowing sequence of routine, which mix a number of workouts into gentle sequences, for readers who've mastered the person stretches and wish a extra extensive adventure. beautiful, transparent illustrations and lay-flat binding—which we could the booklet remain open on the right page—will aid readers ideal the poses.

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Die Yoga Kriegerin: Power für Körper und Seele mit Forrest by Ana T. Forrest

By Ana T. Forrest

Ana T. Forrest lehrt seit ihrem 18. Lebensjahr Yoga. Nach einer schweren Kindheit nahm Ana ihr Leben selbst in die Hand. Zur Überwindung ihrer körperlichen Behinderungen entwickelte sie einen ganz besonderen Yoga-Stil und eine eigene Lebensphilosophie. Dieses Buch ist ein Spiegelbild ihres Erfolges.

"Die Yoga-Kriegerin - energy für Körper und Seele mit Forrest Yoga" (Allegria-Ullstein, Berlin 2012) von Ana T. (T for Tiger) Forrest ist eine Übersetzung ihres 2011 erschienenen Bestsellers "Fierce drugs - step forward Practices to Heal the physique and Ignite the Spirit" (Harper One, manhattan 2011). Die Autorin hat mit körperlicher Behinderung und nach schwerer Kindheit, wie sie Charles Dickens nicht düsterer zeichnen könnte, begonnen u.a. mit Hilfe von Indianern zu sich selbst zu finden, wurde mit 14 Yogaschülerin und mit 18 Yogalehrerin. Sie entwickelte einen ganz besonderen Yoga-Stil, gilt als unerbittliche Yoga-Ausbildnerin und ist heute eine anerkannte und charismatische Frau in der sonst weitgehend von Männern dominierten Yogaszene. Ihr Buch ist eine schriftliche Formulierung ihrer Lebensphilosophie. Das erste Kapitel beschäftigt sich mit der Angst und ihrer Überwindung. 10 weitere befassen sich u.a. mit den Themen "Befreie dich vom Schmerz", "Sprich die Wahrheit" , "Entscheide dich für das Leben", "Verwandle Dreck in Dünger" (entspricht "Werde mit Rückschlägen fertig") und "Entwickle dich oder stirb" (entspricht "Nimm Veränderungen an"). All diese (und noch mehr) Themen werden von Ana T. Forrest anhand von persönlichen Erfahrungen und Gedanken abgehandelt. Bei den verschiedenen Kapiteln werden dazu passende Übungen angeführt und auch bildlich dargestellt. Insgesamt ein Buch, das vor allem für Yogaschüler geschrieben wurde, aber auch für Nicht-Yogaschüler - wenn guy von den Yoga-spezifischen Bezügen absieht - interessant zu lesen ist.

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Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket Guide for Personal Practice: More by Daniel DiTuro, Ingrid Yang

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 aspects full-color photographs, uncomplicated circulate cues, the English and Sanskrit names, and trouble scores for over one hundred fifty poses, together with these

Bound angle






Crescent lunge


Dancer I

Downward-facing dog

Forward bend


Half moon


Intense facet 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 only reference each practitioner and teacher should still own.

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Anatomy for Vinyasa flow and Standing Poses by Ray Long

By Ray Long

В данной книге доктор Рей Лонг покажет движение йоги через анатомию, биомеханику и физиологию этого древнего искусства, разбирая каждую позу на этом пути. Иллюстрированные инструкции, шаг за шагом показывают, как использовать научные принципы, чтобы получить максимальный результат от вашей практики. Каждая книга включает в себя простой пятиступенчатый процесс, который может быть применен к любой позе, чтобы улучшить прочность, гибкость и точность - независимо от того, какой стиль йоги вы практикуете. grasp the technological know-how at the back of Vinyasa move and the status poses of Hatha Yoga. Dr. Ray lengthy courses you on a visible narrative in the course of the anatomy, biomechanics, and body structure of this historical paintings, interpreting each one pose alongside the way in which. The Mat significant other sequence offers you fantastically illustrated, step by step directions on find out how to use clinical rules to acquire the utmost make the most of your perform. each one booklet contains the Bandha Yoga Codex, an easy five-step strategy that may be utilized to any pose to enhance energy, flexibility, and precision -- it doesn't matter what kind of yoga you perform.

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