Light on Prãnãyãma

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Light on Prãnãyãma

The Yogic Art of Breathing

Legendary yoga teacher B.K.S. Iyengar describes the practice of breathing and shares a comprehensive background of yoga philosophy. This authoritative and practical book is an indispensable resource for all practioners of yoga—from beginning students to seasoned instructors.

Using over 200 photographs of himself attaining the postures along with detailed diagrams and explanations, Iyengar leads the reader through the poses of Prãnãyãma Yoga. Part one presents the theory, art, and techniques of Prãnãyãma.  Part two offers insights into meditation and relaxation.

This book is a classic—essential for everyone on the path to health and self-knowledge through yoga.

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"It seems obvious that this book is destined, like its predecessor Light on Yoga, to become a classic."
Yoga Journal

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"A boon for those interested in the integral development of the body, mind, and spirit."
Dharma Quarterly


9780824506865
Paperback / 320 pages
Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 8 1/4
CROSSROAD, 1985