Download E-books Tantra: The Path of Ecstasy PDF

By Georg Feuerstein

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1998

Tantra—often linked to Kundalini Yoga—is a primary size of Hinduism, emphasizing the cultivation of "divine power" (shakti) as a route to endless bliss. Tantra has been extensively misunderstood within the West, in spite of the fact that, the place its practices are usually pressured with eroticism and licentious morality. Tantra: the trail of Ecstasy dispels many universal misconceptions, delivering an obtainable advent to the historical past, philosophy, and perform of this striking religious culture.

The Tantric teachings are aimed at the attainment of enlightenment in addition to non secular strength and are current not just in Hinduism but additionally Jainism and Vajrayana Buddhism. during this ebook, Georg Feuerstein deals readers a transparent realizing of real Tantra, in addition to applicable information for religious perform and the attainment of upper recognition.

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Download E-books The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice PDF

By Georg Feuerstein

From the key dwelling authority on Yoga comes the main finished and trustworthy remedy of the topic to be had this day. it is a paintings of impeccable scholarship by way of someone who has devoted his existence to the knowledge and perform of yoga. The e-book deals an entire review of each Yogic culture, from the generic to the lesser-known types. It additionally covers all features of Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina Yoga, together with background, philosophy, literature, psychology and perform. furthermore, integrated are translations of twenty Yoga treatises and the 1st translation of the Goraksha Paddhati.

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Download E-books Advanced Thai Yoga Massage: Postures and Energy Pathways for Healing PDF

By Kam Thye Chow

Extend your Thai yoga therapeutic massage perform with complicated postures and effort paintings to regard pressure, again discomfort, complications, and a number of other universal stipulations

• comprises step by step photos for greater than 50 complicated Thai yoga therapeutic massage postures

• Illustrates in complete colour the destinations of the sen traces and explains their particular healing traits and connections to ayurveda and the five kosha our bodies

• info profitable therapies for eight universal illnesses with customized 60-minute Thai yoga therapeutic massage posture flows in addition to ayurvedic and yoga innovations for persevered therapeutic and prevention at domestic

In the original therapeutic approach of Thai yoga massage--based on yoga, ayurveda, and the martial arts--the practitioner makes use of his or her personal arms, toes, fingers, and legs to softly consultant the recipient via a chain of yoga postures whereas palming and thumbing alongside the body’s strength pathways and strain issues, recognized within the Thai culture as sen traces and in ayurveda as marma issues.

Providing how to extend one’s Thai yoga therapeutic massage perform, this booklet comprises step by step images and directions for greater than 50 complicated Thai yoga postures in addition to winning treatment options for eight universal illnesses: rigidity, again ache, stiff neck and shoulders, arm and hand exhaustion, complications, constipation, fibromyalgia, and anxiety/depression. each one therapy plan bargains a personalized one-hour Thai yoga therapeutic massage posture move particular to that affliction in addition to ayurvedic and yoga suggestions for endured therapeutic and prevention after the therapeutic massage consultation. This entire consultant additionally illustrates the precise position of the sen strains and marma issues, detailing their healing symptoms and connections to ayurveda and the 5 kosha our bodies, in addition to explaining how one can include them into periods for deeper therapeutic.

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Download E-books Emotional Yoga: How the Body Can Heal the Mind PDF

By Bija Bennett

Drawing on her vast education in yoga treatment, dance, and meditation, Bija Bennett has created a groundbreaking yoga application that takes complete benefit of the body-mind connection.

Based at the classical eightfold course of yoga, Emotional Yoga bargains a huge diversity of easy body-mind recommendations that may certainly impact our emotional health and wellbeing, together with the dynamic interaction of routine, respiring routines, meditations, way of life talents, rituals, gestures, and therapeutic sounds. each one method is gifted in a manner that's actual to Bennett's history within the culture of Viniyoga, which permits the reader to conform this system to his or her particular wishes.

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Download E-books Lovers' Yoga: Soothing Stretches for Two PDF

By Darrin Zeer

Best-selling writer Darrin Zeer is familiar with it takes to tango—and to yoga! His most recent winner, Lovers' Yoga, exhibits how effortless it really is for to take pleasure in nurturing, soothing associate routines to chill, rejuvenate, and create deep, lasting bonds. Delightfully illustrated, this little instruction manual outlines 60 strangely uncomplicated stretches geared up into 5 chapters: Playful, strong, peaceable, sufferer, and Passionate. The workouts construct on each other, so can delight in one stretch, a bankruptcy series, or the total ebook from commencing to finish. even if time enables a couple of minutes or a couple of hours, Lovers' Yoga goals to resume the relationship and reignite the eagerness.

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Download E-books YOGA y MEDICINA: Prescripción del yoga para la salud PDF

En el yoga los angeles ausencia de síntomas no es sinónimo de salud. El yoga busca optimizar l. a. función de todos los sistemas del cuerpo, desde los músculos hasta los angeles digestión, l. a. circulación y el sistema inmune, junto con un bienestar emocional y una sensación de optimismo. El yoga enseña que solo cuando estos elementos se alinean se puede maximizar l. a. oportunidad de gozar de una buena salud y alcanzar los angeles curación. Yoga & Medicina presenta los beneficios del yoga y sus usos terapéuticos desde un punto de vista médico. El autor, Timothy McCall, health care provider en Medicina y practicante de yoga, se dedica -hace más de diez años- a los angeles investigación del yoga terapéutico y es el editor médico de Yoga magazine en EE.UU. En este libro explica como emplear las posturas, técnicas respiratorias, meditación entre otras herramientas del yoga para aliviar síntomas, prevenir y curar enfermedades. También señala como adoptar prácticas terapéuticas del yoga como complemento o alternativa a los angeles cirugía y los angeles medicación; informa sobre como practicar de forma segura y encontrar un teacher y un estilo de yoga adecuado para uno. Asimismo, los veinte capítulos que forman los angeles tercera parte del libro se dedican cada uno a una enfermedad específica desde l. a. perspectiva de experimentados maestros de yoga, se trata desde l. a. artritis hasta los angeles fatiga crónica, pasando por l. a. depresión, las enfermedades cardíacas, el insomnio, los angeles esclerosis múltiple, los angeles obesidad, entre otras. Además se presenta una rutina específica para cada condición, las contraindicaciones y sugerencias junto con una visión complementaria desde los angeles perspectiva de l. a. medicina occidental. "El yoga es una medicina. El Dr. McCall nos muestra, paso a paso, con fotografías, claras prescripciones y referencias actuales, cómo se practica y cómo puede ayudarnos a curar nuestro cuerpo, nuestra mente y nuestro espíritu.” DR. JAMES S.

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Download E-books Ashtanga Yoga - The Intermediate Series: Mythology, Anatomy, and Practice (Ashtanga Yoga Intermediate Series) PDF

By Gregor Maehle

In this much-anticipated follow-up to his first e-book, Ashtanga Yoga: perform and Philosophy, Gregor Maehle deals a close and multifaceted advisor to Ashtanga Yoga’s Intermediate sequence. a professional yogi and instructor, Maehle will consultant you on your subsequent point with an unheard of intensity of anatomical rationalization and exceptional recognition to the practice’s philosophical and mythological background. you are going to learn:
  • The heritage and functions of every of the 3 types of yoga: Karma, Bhakti, and Jnana
  • How to exploit Indian delusion and cosmology to deepen your practice
  • The significance of the Sanskrit language to the yogic tradition
  • The mythology at the back of the names of the Intermediate sequence postures
  • The services and obstacles of physique elements indispensable to the Intermediate sequence, together with the backbone, the sacroiliac joint, the shoulder joint, and the hip joint
  • How to harvest the whole advantages of training the Intermediate Series

Maehle meticulously explores all twenty-seven postures of the Intermediate sequence via images, anatomical line drawings, and functional, informative sidebars. He additionally discusses the philosophical and religious historical past of Ashtanga Yoga and locations the perform in the context of Indian cultural heritage. With passionate erudition, Maehle will arrange you to harvest actual, non secular, and psychological achievement out of your evolving practice.

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Download E-books Yoga Abs: Moving from Your Core PDF

Drawing on her adventure as a yoga instructor and actual therapist, writer Judith Lasater offers an leading edge and easy-to-follow software of routines, asana, and respiring practices. they're going to assist you to:
• comprehend the that means of stomach and belly
• study the anatomy and kinesiology of the abdomen
• enhance and continue belly strength
• honor your intestine feelings
In addition, she has created a distinct part known as "Everyday Abs," the place you are going to scan with relocating mindfully via your activites, reminiscent of using, cooking, sweeping the ground, and more.

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Download E-books Everyday Calm: Relaxing Rituals for Busy People PDF

By Darrin Zeer

1 / 4 of one million readers have secure within the place of work due to Darrin Zeer's workplace Yoga and workplace Spa. Now daily Calm bargains over 50 enjoyable and straightforward rules for day-by-day rigidity aid irrespective of the place you're. begin the morning with a Yoga Yawn to get up your face and consider energized. depend upon the contents of a Spa at the cross bag to show ready in line right into a pampering break out. And make ReinCARnation give you the results you want in case you cannot locate your vehicle in a crowded car parking zone. utilizing his specialist wisdom of yoga, meditation, aromatherapy, therapeutic massage, and feng shui, Zeer creates potent stress-busters which are effortless to do at the means domestic from paintings, on the grocery store, or even on the videos. filled with Cindy Luu's fascinating illustrations, daily Calm offers anytime-anywhere tension aid.

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Download E-books Restoring Flexibility: A Gentle Yoga-Based Practice to Increase Mobility at Any Age PDF

By Andrea Gilats


No subject what age you start doing yoga, it is going to assist you progressively renew your actual skills. performed over 4 weeks, this 25-minute, twice-weekly application gains light poses, perform sequences and strategies to aid you:

Improve your posture
Increase spinal flexibility
Release tightness on your shoulders
Relax the muscle tissues on your torso
Expand mobility on your hip joints
Reduce the probabilities of falling

This book’s secure, age-appropriate, customizable method of yoga-based workout is in particular designed to revive your flexibility, mobility, and agility whereas making sure an extended existence and extra self sustaining way of life. As this adaptability perform turns into a customary behavior, you’ll consider extra vigorous and luxuriate in relocating freely. Your favourite actual job, like strolling, golfing or even dancing, will once more turned a private pleasure.

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