HOW TO KNOW GOD
by Svami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood. Translation and commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Softcover. The Yoga Aphorisms of
Patanjali is a major work on the practice of yoga and meditation.
Through these ancient aphorisms you will learn how to control your mind
and achieve inner peace and freedom. Although these methods were taught
over 2,000 years ago, they are as alive and effective today as they have
ever been. The 2008 edition has been reset and now has an extensive
index for reference.
Preliminaries of Pranayama
How to begin learning pranayama. An edited transcript of an audio presentation by Sri Prashant S Iyengar.
A tiny little pranayama book.
Alpha & Omega of Trikonasana by Prashant Iyengar
Trikonasana is used as an example to explain how
asana practice is a journery from external beginnings to the knowledge
of the soulsphere. The process of involution from the external geometry
to the inner purport of Trikonasana is beautifully described. Softcover,
IYENGAR, His Life and Work- Indian edition
This book was published by the Light on Yoga Research Trust on the occasion of the 60th birthday celebrations of Yogacharya BKS Iyengar. It contains an autobiographical sketch by Guruji and another touching piece by him on his wife. There are essays by his students on topics like health. their personal experiences with Guruji.
Light on Life
B.K.S. Iyengar―hailed as "the Michelangelo of yoga" (BBC) and considered by many to be the most important living yoga master―has spent much of his life introducing the modern world to the ancient practice of yoga. Yoga's popularity is soaring, but its widespread acceptance as an exercise for physical fitness and the recognition of its health benefits have not been matched by an understanding of the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual development that the yogic tradition can also offer. In Light on Life, B.K.S. Iyengar brings readers this new and more complete understanding of the yogic journey. Written with the depth of this sage's great wisdom, Light on Life is the culmination of a master's spiritual genius, a treasured companion to his seminal Light on Yoga.
Light on Astanga Yoga
by B.K.S. Iyengar (published by Alchemy Publishers, New Delhi, India 2008) paperback - 198 pages
Astanga Yoga is an ancient wisdom, the greatest and noblest gift that Sage Patanjali has offered to man. It's beauty lies in the application of its principles that can be adopted and adapted in discovering the finer aspects of man according to one's physical and intellectual capacity. Light on Astanga Yoga provides a lucid explanation on the exposition and application of the principles of Sage Patanjali's Astanga Yoga.
by Yogacharya B.K.S Iyengar This Guru Purnima, we were blessed by Guruji
in a unique manner a book on the yaugika manas (Yogic mind). This
book isan articulation of the thoughts of Yogacharya BKS Iyengar and is a
study of the mind by the mind to reveal the mysteries and enigma of the
mind. This 125 page book explains the constituents, complexities and
the 15 facets of the mind; how this mind can make or mar a man. It then
explains the role of the practice of ashtanga yoga in transforming the
external, pleasure seeking mind into the yogic mind. He explains how the
weak individual mind undergoes evolution in evolution and involution in
evolution to be transformed to the yogic mind. Such a mind is no longer
torn between dualities but is released from the magnetic forces of the
senses to gravitate towards the consciousness and soul.
TREE OF YOGA by BKS Iyengar
Iyengar developed a form of yoga that focuses on developing strength, endurance, correct body alignment, as well as flexibility and relaxation. The Iyengar method integrates philosophy, spirituality, and the practice of yoga into everyday living. In The Tree of Yoga, Iyengar offers his thoughts on many practical and philosophical subjects including family life, love and sexuality, health and the healing arts, meditation, death, and Patañjali's Yoga Sutras. This new edition features a foreword by Patricia Walden, a leading American teacher of the Iyengar style.
LIGHT ON YOGA
The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga--the ancient healing discipline for body and mind--by its greatest living teacher. Light on Yoga provides complete descriptions and illustrations of all the positions and breathing exercises. Features a foreword by Yehudi Menuhin. Illustrations throughout.
LIGHT ON PRANAYAMA
In this classic yoga best-seller a world-renowned yoga master shares the techniques of breathing together with a comprehensive background of yoga philosophy. B. K. S. Iyengar is a legend who has practiced yoga in a unique way, and today "Iyengar Yoga" is taught around the world by certified instructors.
PRELIMINARY COURSE - Yoga in Action, Revised Edition
by Geeta S. Iyengar. Course for 1st year students based on the syllabus taught at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune India. This is a practical manual which helps beginners practice what they have learned in class. Spiralbound, 121 pages. This revised edition includes an extra chapter "The Sequence of Learning & Practice" 1st to 28th Weeks.
published by Light on Yoga Research Trust Mumbai (paperback, 1998).
Collected Souvenir Articles 1974-1998. Contains articles, messages and dedications from and on the Iyengars Guruji, Geeta and Prashant culled from souvenirs, which appeared at highpoints in the Iyengar Yoga movement in the 25 years prior to 1998. The book serves as a record and a humble offering from those whose lives are forever transformed by the genius of B.K.S. Iyengar and his subject - "this art of arts" - Yoga.
Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
BKS Iyengar’s translation and commentary on these ancient yoga sutras has been described as the “bible” of yoga.
This new edition of the classic text contains a new introduction by BKS Iyengar, as well as a foreword by Godfrey Devereux, author of Dynamic Yoga.
Patanjali wrote this collection of yoga wisdom over 2,000 years ago. They are amongst the world’s most revered and ancient teachings and are the earliest, most holy yoga reference.
The Sutras are short and to the point – each being only a line or two long. BKS Iyengar has translated each one, and provided his own insightful commentary and explanation for modern readers.
The Sutras show the reader how we can transform ourselves through the practice of yoga, gradually developing the mind, body and emotions, so we can become spiritually evolved.
The Sutras are also a wonderful introduction to the spiritual philosophy that is the foundation of yoga practise.
The book is thoroughly cross-referenced, and indexed, resulting in an accessible and helpful book that is of immense value both to students of Indian philosophy and practitioners of yoga.
Yoga in Action: Intermediate Course I
Course of asana and pranayama based on syllabus taught at Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute Geeta Iyengar. Follows on from "Yoga in Action- Preliminary Course" also based on the courses taught at the Iyengar Institute in Pune, India. This syllabus builds on the asanas taught in the Preliminary course and also introduces the practice of pranayama. Clearly illustrated and described in point form. An essential addition to any practitioner or teacher's library.
THE ILLUSTRATED LIGHT ON YOGA
by BKS Iyengar. Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin. An easy to follow version of the classic introduction to yoga. Softcover, 162 pages
Iyengar: The Yoga Master by Kofi Busia
Compiled and introduced by Kofi Busia, one of Iyengar's dedicated students, these writings are a diverse and fascinating selection of essays and appreciations with one common theme of deep gratitude to Iyengar and Iyengar yoga. This is the only book about Iyengar as seen through the eyes of close friends and senior students. It offers a deep understanding of the man, as well as his unique approach to yoga and the human mind and body. 334 pages. Softcover, 6" X 9"
THE ART OF YOGA
BKS Iyengar. Primarily a collection of grainy photos. Includes larger photos than in "Light on Yoga" as well as some newer photos. Printed in India. Softcover, 128 pages.
ASTADALA YOGAMALA Volume I by B. K. S Iyengar
Articles, lectures and messages from BKS Iyengar. This first volume
contains his biographical works, the definition of yoga and the
exposition of Patanjali Yoga. Softcover, 282 pages
Astadala Yogamala - Vol. IV by B.K.S Iyengar
This fourth volume is part of a project to collect the works of BKS
Iyengar. This volume includes a unique set of 24 interviews with Guruji
done between 1958 and 1986. Softcover, 278 pages.
Astadala Yogamala Vol VIII by B.K.S Iyengar
This eight and final volume of Astadala Yogamala brings the reader to
the culmination of the entire project. Comprehensive index for all
eight volumes included.
The author Yogacarya B.K.S. Iyengar has guided us carefully through the
maze and intricacies of an apparently unsurmountable subject that is the
terrain of yoga knowledge. He has shone rays of light into every
conceivable aspect of yoga sadhana, elucidating this difficult subject
succinctly and with lucidity.
Yoga Wisdom & Practice by B.K.S Iyengar
Hardcover: 256 pages, ****Is a practical and an inspiring anthology of Iyengar's insights into yoga, life and the path to peace and happiness. Yoga practice lies at the heart of the book, and it is illustrated with over 60 new step-by-step sequences of yoga postures specially shot in India and accompanied by Iyengar's illuminating observations on technique, their significance, and their benefits. This book not only presents Iyengar's practical advice on how to perform key yoga postures, but also draws on a wide range of other material taken from interviews and world lecture tours, to the many texts Iyengar has written about yoga and about his own life's journey.