Yoga is both a physical practice and a spiritual philosophy originating in ancient India. Both focus on connecting body and mind to achieve a holistic state of balance. In the West, yoga is generally seen as a physical practice that improves flexibility and strength, reduces stress, and increases one’s awareness of the body-mind connection.

Yoga: Discipline of Freedom: The Yoga Sutra Attributed to Patanjali

Dating from about the third century A.D., the Yoga Sutra distills the essence of the physical and spiritual discipline of yoga into fewer than two hundred brief aphorisms.

The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation with Commentary (Shambhala Classics)

Compiled in the second or third century CE, the Yoga-Sutra is a road map of human consciousness—and a particularly helpful guide to the mind states one encounters in meditation, yoga, and other spiritual practices.

Sacred Sanskrit Words: For Yoga, Chant, and Meditation

Joseph Campbell called Sanskrit “the great spiritual language of the world.

Will Yoga and Meditation Really Change My Life: Personal Stories from 25 of North America’s Leading Teachers

Stephen Cope asked 25 yoga and meditation teachers to share their “tales from the path”—their thoughts on how the long-term practice of yoga and meditation has changed their lives.

Sure Ways to Self-Realization

Sure Ways to Self-Realization is a practical and informative text on systems of meditation from cultures all over the world.

Yin Yoga: Principles and Practice

The 10th Anniversary Edition of Yin Yoga: Outline of a Quiet Practice by Paul Grilley brings together in a fresh way the ancient wisdom of acupuncture and Taoism with Hindu yoga practices.

The Radiance Sutras: 112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight (English and Sanskrit Edition)

The gateways to wonder and delight are flung open wide for all to enter. At once a beautiful love song and an encyclopedia of yogic techniques, the cherished text known as the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra shimmers with new effulgence in Lorin Roche's The Radiance Sutras.

Anticancer: A New Way of Life

David Servan-Schreiber was a rising neuroscientist with his own brain imaging laboratory when, in the middle of an equipment test, he discovered a tumor the size of a walnut in his own brain.

Meditation and Its Methods According to Swami Vivekananda

A collection of the writings and talks of Swami Vivekananda on the theory and practice of meditation.

Practical Ayurveda: Find Out Who You Are and What You Need to Bring Balance to Your Life

If you’re looking for renewed energy, relief from stress, and improved sleep, this is the place to start.


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