Author: Swami Satyananda SaraswatiPublisher: Yoga Publications TrustYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 572ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186336141
Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha is recognized internationally as one of the most systematic yoga manuals available today. Since its first publication by the Bihar School of Yoga in 1969, it has been reprinted thirteen times and translated into many languages. It is the main reference text used by yoga teachers and students of Bihar Yoga / Satyananda Yoga within the International Yoga Fellowship Movement, and many other traditions as well.This comprehensive text provides clear illustrations, step by step directions and details of charka awareness. It guides the practitioner or teacher from the simplest to the most advanced practices of the hatha yoga system. A therapeutic index is included for use by doctors and yoga therapists incorporating recent information from research into yoga. This edition successfully brings the exposition of yoga practices to the standard of a university text.
PREFACEINTRODUCTION TO YOGAASANAIntroduction to YogasanaBEGINNERS GROUPPawanmuktasana SeriesPart 1: Anti-rheumatic GroupPart 2: Digestive/Abdominal GroupPart 3: Shakti Bandha AsanasYoga Exercises for the EyesRelation AsanasMeditation AsanasVajrasana Group of AsanasStanding AsanasSurya NamaskaraChandra NamaskaraINTERMEDIATE GROUPPadmasana Group of AsanasBackward Bending AsanasForward Bending AsanasSpinal Twisting AsanasInverted AsanasBalancing AsanasADVANCED GROUPPranayamaBandhaMudraShatkarmaPsychic Physiology of YogaTherapeutic IndexINDEX OF PRACTICES