Books

  • Growing Young

    Growing Young is a fun-filled activity book pertaining to Iyengar Yoga. It contains word mazes, crosswords, image games, puzzles, riddles, quizzes and a variety of entertaining educative activities. All these activities are based on the classical texts for an Iyengar Yoga practitioner mainly... Read More

  • Guruji Exhibit - 90th Birthday Celebration Booklet

    Guruji Exhibit 90th Birthday Celebration Booklet

  • Illumination: Aphorisms of B.K.S. Iyengar

    Illumination was published by the Iyengar Yoga Centre in honour of the 85th birthday of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar. It is a selection from Maxims of the Master compiled by B.I. Taraporewala and Shirley Daventry French. Selections by Karyn Woodland; illustrations by Lauren Cox.

  • Illustrated Light on Yoga

    By B.K.S. Iyengar with forward by Yehudi Menuhin published by HarperCollins India (paperback – 1966) 162 pages

    A straightforward and comprehensive introduction for the beginner by the acknowledged expert on the subject.  150 photographs positioned in the relevant part of the... Read More

  • Iyengar His Life and Works

    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... Read More

  • Iyengar the Yoga Master - Kofi Busia

    Published by Shambhala Boston and London (paperback 2007) 334 pages.

    Fifty-two contributors of international yoga illuminates write essays, stories and give interviews to celebrate the influence of the renowned yoga teachers B.K.S. Iyengar.  These writings offer a deep understanding... Read More

  • Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood: Safe Practice for Expectant & New Mothers

    With its superb provenance, encyclopedic coverage, and meticulous allopathic medical vetting, Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood is THE indispensable volume for every woman who wishes to continue her Yoga practice during pregnancy and the first 18 months of motherhood. Lavishly produced, with a fresh,... Read More

  • 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... Read More

  • Light on Life: The Yoga Way to Wholeness, Inner Peace and Ultimate Freedom

    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... Read More

  • Light on Pranayama

    by B.K.S Iyengar, introduction by Yehudi Menuhin

     

    In this classic yoga best-seller a world-renowned yoga master shares the teachings 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... Read More

  • Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

    The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are amongst the world's most revered and ancient teachings. Discussing life, Yoga and how to follow the path of spiritual enlightenment, the Sutras are as relevant today as ever before. Written more than 2000 years ago by the Indian sage Patanjali, the Yoga... Read More

  • 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.... Read More

  • Organology and Sensology in Yogashastra

    This is an English translation of Sri Prashantji's original Marathi book. This pocket sized book opens up a whole new dimension on our understandng on how the organs and senses work. It gives us a very interesting combination of modern, physiological perspective on the organs and senses and... Read More

  • Patanjala Yoga Sutra Paricaya

    This is a birthday gift by Guruji Yogacharya BKS Iyengar for yoga sādhakā-s. This book in English is the first of Guruji’s books to be published by the Government of India. [This book is published by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) which is an... Read More

  • Preliminaries of Pranayama

    Prashant's latest book about how to begin learning Pranayama.

     

    Paperback.  54 pages.

  • Reflections: A Yogi on Her Journey

    Reflections is a collection of the writings and illustrations of Karin O'Bannon. A beloved senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher and devoted practitioner, Karin passed away in 2013. In poems, reflections, a short story, essays on yoga philosophy and commentaries on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, O'... Read More

  • The Art of Yoga

    By B.K.S. Iyengar published by HarperCollins India (paperback - 1985) 128 pages

    Supplementary to Light on Yoga with larger format pictures highlights the artistic presentation of the asanas.  28 pages of text defining art in yoga and 97 pages of photographs of the... Read More

  • The Woman's Yoga Book: Asana and Pranayama for All Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

    In The Woman's Yoga Book, senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Bobby Clennell offers a comprehensive program of asana (yoga poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques) designed to support menstrual health from menarche to menopause, along with nutritional and lifestyle information for those times off... Read More

  • Tuesdays with Prashant

    Published by YOG, Mumbai (11” x 8 ½” spiral bound soft cover,  2003) 255 pages.

    Transcription from tapes of the advanced level yoga classes taught by Prashant Iyengar once a week at RIMYI from June 4, 2002 through April 15, 2003.    Each day’s... Read More

  • Understanding Yoga through Body Knowledge

    Yogacharya BKS Iyengar always felt that a correlation must exist between the modern medical science and the art of yoga. This book written at his behest by Dr Sulochana D. Telang is the first attempt of its kind to establish a link between the yogic and modern medical sciences. It is hoped that... Read More