Yogacharya BKS Iyengar (Guruji) was born in 1918 and founded a style of teaching called ‘Iyengar Yoga’. His first book, Light on Yoga, became in international bestseller, selling three million copies. Celebrating 100 years of Guruji, we present to you his finest collection of self-help books on the art of Yoga.
Light on Yoga: The Classic Guide to Yoga by the World’s Foremost Authority
Yoga is not just a physical exercise but is also a way of keeping the mental state intact. This book provides reliable and accurate information on the subject of Yoga and tells readers about the correct techniques of practicing it, thus making it easy for them to understand the steps.
Light on Pranayam: The Definitive Guide to the Art of Breathing
Research shows that regular practice of pranayama is beneficial in dealing with asthma as well as stress-related disorders like anxiety and depression. This book provides guidelines for a programme that is spread out over 200 weeks and requires 15-30 minutes of daily practice on the part of the user.
The Illustrated Light on Yoga: An Easy-to-Follow Version of the Classic Introduction to Yoga
Light on Yoga is widely called the bible of Yoga and has served as the source book for generations of Yoga students around the world. It is the classic text for all serious students of yoga. This is BKS Iyengar’s own photo-illustrated, step-by-step guides to every yoga routine.
The Tree of Yoga: The Classic Guide to Integrating Yoga into Your Daily Life
The Tree is made of many parts – all of which are vital to the health and wholeness of the tree. Like the Tree, our lives are made up from many elements – all of which need our care. The Tree of Yoga identifies shows how we can lead a fulfilling, happy life once we understand and pay attention to each special part of life.
The Art of Yoga
Iyengar turns his attention to the artistic interpretation of body, mind and soul through Yoga in this book. It highlights the artistic interpretation of the postures already mastered and is the next stage in the practice of Yoga.
Light on the Yoga: Sutras of Patanjali
This is one of the few authentic and legitimate self-help books exclusively for the ancient Indian art of Yoga. The widely read book has been written keeping in mind the Western world, and opens the gates to spiritual orientation.
Core of the Yoga Sutra: The Definitive Guide to the Philosophy of Yoga
The book contains a foreword from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama and is based on the ideology of Yoga that was propounded by Iyengar: that ‘Yoga is for all’. It is about the core philosophy in Yoga, which comes from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali itself.
A Life of Light: The Biography of BKS Iyengar
Narrated with love and compassion, A Life of Light is the biography of one of the most respected yoga practitioners in contemporary times. Iyengar’s life, spanning almost a century from pre-independence India to India of the twenty-first century, is an incredible testament to the spirit of ancient India thriving in a market economy.
Light on Yoga (25th Anniversary Edition)
Light on Yoga has been divided in three segments. The first segment deals with the understanding of yoga. The second talks of various yogasanas and kriyas which have been explained. The third part deals with pranayama and it covers topics like the techniques of pranayama and its effects.