Health, Healing, and Beyond: Yoga and the Living Tradition of T. Krishnamacharya

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 13.09.2011 - 240 Seiten

The much-sought-after, greatly beloved exploration of the work of Krishnamacharya, teacher of many of twentieth-century yoga's greatest and most influential exponents, Health, Healing, and Beyond is filled with deep wisdom—an indispensable guide to the philosophy, principles, and limitless possibilities of yoga. First published in 1998, it is now available again to yogis, students, and teacher trainees everywhere.

 

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FOREWORD by Michael Lerner
7
INTRODUCTION by R H Cravens
9
CHAPTER ONE THE FIRE THAT DISPELS DARKNESS
15
CHAPTER TWO FOOTSTEPS TO YOGA
27
CHAPTER THREE THE ANCIENT TEACHINGS
51
CHAPTER FOUR THE YOGI AND THE MAHARAJA
85
CHAPTER FIVE A YOGIC VIEW OF HEALTH
99
CHAPTER SIX THE NATURE OF HEALING
121
CHAPTER SEVEN BEYOND THE KNOWN
153
CHAPTER EIGHT TO BE A TEACHER
177
EPILOGUE
197
AFTERWORD by C Subramaniam
208
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
210
BIBLIOGRAPHY
211
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T.K.V. Desikachar, Krishnamacharya's son and longtime student, is one of the world's foremost teachers of yoga. A renowned authority on the therapeutic uses of yoga, he is the founder of the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram and the cofounder of the Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation, both of which are based in Chennai.

R.H. Cravens was born in Salinas, Kansas, in 1940. His early career included stints at the Associated Press and Time/Life Books, as well as speechwriting for the United Nations. He had a long affiliation with the fine art photography publisher Aperture, as both a writer and a contributing editor. Cravens died in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in April 2009.

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