Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Yogananda’s “Autobiography of a Yogi” — A Summary

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda A Brief Summary Paramhansa Yogananda, widely credited with bringing yoga to the west, tells the story of his remarkable lifelong spiritual journey in Autobiography of a Yogi.  From a very young age, Yogananda, born Mukunda Lal Ghosh, was clearly more spiritually natured than most.  He grew up one …

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Important Points from Desikachar’s “The Heart of Yoga”

The Heart of Yoga by T.K.V. Desikachar T.K.V. Desikachar on Asana Practice Chapter 3 of The Heart of Yoga by T.K.V. Desikachar describes some important aspects of āsana practice – beginning where we are at a particular time; linking breath and movement; consciously making our breath full and deep; and feeling the breath during practice …

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Exercises from “Ageless Body, Timeless Mind” by Deepak Chopra

Ageless Body, Timeless Mind by Deepak Chopra Relaxation Exercises In Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, Deepak Chopra talks about the ability of our minds to effect powerful healing.  He asserts that the power of awareness to reverse aging and conditioned patterns is within our reach.  With continued practice and dedication, he claims, we can break out …

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