Yoga Books

Essential reading for aspirants

Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar

The classic yoga textbook

Books are an important source of learning assisting all branches of yoga, especially the yoga of knowledge and wisdom. Light on Yoga pictured right is the all time classic textbook on asana and pranayama for all aspiring yogi's.

Relax With Yoga by Arthur Liebers.

This book provides a complete Yoga practice including an extremely comprehensive classic book on Yogic Breathing, by Yogi Ramacharaka. This book covers not only the basics, but also includes the value of breath in the practice of healing yourself and others, including distance healing, thought projection, forming your aura, charging water, developing yourself mentally and physically, and regulating your emotions. Relax With Yoga by Arthur Liebers instructs you on all the basic Hatha Yoga postures, with additional recommendations on Yoga diet, Raja Yoga, painless childbirth, and relaxation and peace of mind. Available as an ebook from the Sacred Text Archive.

Principal Reference Books:

  • Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar.
    This is the principal class textbook for yoga asana. It contains: a step by step photo-guide to routines for beginners to highly advanced; guide to yoga breathing; introduction to the philosophy behind the Yoga and a guide to healing specific health problems. It has a new larger format making it an easier to read edition of this Yoga classic.
  • Enlightenment The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
    By Maharishi Sadashiva Ishaya and MSI.  Updated into a modern language, this book is easier to read than the translated Indian classics  making it the preferred class textbook on Patangali, Purchase.

Other Valuable Reference Books:

Supplemental BooksEnlightenment: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - New Translation and Commentary

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