Astadala Yogamala Volume 7

by B.K.S. Iyengar published by Allied Publishers LTD India (paperback - 2008) 

Revealed insight and experienced understanding brought to light in response to questions asked of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar over the years. The answers represented here nourish, alleviate and respond to personal questions as well as address the vast topic of yoga universally. Some areas covered include: Yoga in General; yoga its origin and aim, What does aum stand for, Is yoga an addiction, What is yoga-nidra. Patanjali and Yoga: When yoga came into existence and who is Patanjali, Is ego a friend or a foe, Does a yoga need to be bhaktan. On Astanga Yoga: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. On Hatha Yoga. Kunalini. On my Practice: Deeper meaning of practice. The Practical Psychology of Yoga: Is yoga pessimistic, What is a balanced brain, What is the inner body, Is there nay state beyond yoga. Adjustments in Practice: Why a background is needed for adjustment, On cramps, On physical and mental fatigue, Use of props, The use of bandages. On Practice-Theory. Causal practice, Is daily practice essential, Is yoga fun and Can one practice pranayama without a teacher.

361 pages.