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The Art of Yoga
The Art of Yoga

The Art of Yoga

by B K S Iyengar

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Language

English

Publisher

HarperCollins

ISBN

8172235259 - Year: 2005 - Pages: 128

Binding

Paperback

B K S Iyengar

Author: B K S Iyengar
Publisher: HarperCollins
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 128
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172235259

Description

Any action done with beauty and purity, and in complete harmony of body, mind and soul is art. In this way art elevates the artist. As Yoga fulfills the essential need of art, it is an art. This book highlights the artistic interpretation of the postures.

In ‘the Art of Yoga’ BKS Iyengar, world renowned for his study, practice and teaching of Yoga, now turns his attention to the artistic interpretation of body, mind and soul through Yoga. The book highlights the artistic interpretation of the postures already mastered and, in accordance with the philosophy of BKS Iyengar, is the next stage in the practice of Yoga.

Contents

Foreword by Yehudi

PART ONE
YOGA --- MY ART

The Quest for Art in Yoga
Art Defined Culture Creativity
Beauty (Saundarya)
Art and the Artist
Two Types of Art
A Blend
The Artist: Scientist and Philosopher
The Aim of Yoga
Yoga as Art
Yoga as Science
Branches of Science and Art
Art and Science: Similarities and Differences
Yoga as Philosophy
Yoga: The Basic Art
Yoga: A Spiritual Art
Yoga and Yogi: An Example
References to Part one

PART TWO
YOGA: THE ART OF TEACHING

PART THREE
THE ASANAS

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