published 2014. Hardback. 219 pages.
by H.S. Arun
From the Introduction:
There is something in this book for everyone - beginners, advanced students and teachers. It shows how a simple chair can elevate Yoga practice to a new creative level so that practitioners receive the greatest benefit from their practice. It will enable them to look at the chair as an old prop with new portential, one that lends itself to the entire range of postures.
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 personal experiences with Guruji, a cultural ambassador, the therapist, the artist. Body Thy Shrine Yoga Thy Light soon went out of print.