Download E-books Bengal Nights: A Novel PDF

By Mircea Eliade

Set in Thirties Calcutta, this can be a roman á clef of exceptional intimacy. initially released in Romanian in 1933, this semiautobiographical novel by way of the realm popular pupil Mircea Eliade info the passionate awakenings of Alain, an bold younger French engineer flush with colonial delight and prejudice and entire of a eu fascination with the mysterious subcontinent.

Offered the hospitality of a senior Indian colleague, Alain grasps on the probability to find the actual India firsthand. He quickly reveals himself enchanted by means of his host's daughter, the stunning and inscrutable Maitreyi, a precocious younger poet and previous pupil of Tagore. What follows is a captivating, tentative flirtation that quickly, opposed to all of the proprieties and precepts of Indian society, blossoms right into a love affair either very unlikely and eventually tragic. This erotic ardour performs itself out in Alain's techniques lengthy after its sour end. In hindsight he units down the tale, quoting from the diaries of his disordered days, and attempting to make feel of the unhappy affair.

A vibrantly poetic love tale, Bengal Nights can also be a merciless account of the wreckage left within the wake of a tender man's self discovery. straight away frightening and deeply relocating, Eliade's tale repeats the styles of eu engagement with India at the same time it exposes and condemns them. useful for the perception it deals into Eliade's lifestyles and suggestion, it's a paintings of serious highbrow and emotional energy.

"Bengal Nights is forceful and harshly poignant, written with an excellent love of India educated by way of clear-eyed knowing. yet don't open it if you happen to like to stay unmoved through your interpreting subject. it's adequate to make stones weep.

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Download E-books Yoga Bitch: One Woman's Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism, and Cigarettes on the Path to Enlightenment PDF

By Suzanne Morrison

What occurs whilst a coffee-drinking, cigarette-smoking, steak-eating twenty-five-year-old atheist makes a decision it's time to get involved together with her religious facet? no longer what you’d expect…
 
whilst Suzanne Morrison comes to a decision to trip to Bali for a two-month yoga retreat, she desires not anything greater than to be reworked from a twenty-five-year-old with a crippling worry of dying into her mesmerizing yoga instructor, Indra—a girl who turns out to have came upon all of it: love, self, and God.
 
yet issues don’t move rather as anticipated. as soon as in Bali, she reveals that her loved yoga instructor and all of her yogamates get up each morning to drink a wide, steaming mug…of their very own urine. Sugar is a mortal sin. Spirits inhabit kitchen home equipment. And the extra she attempts to discover her larger self, the extra she faces her cynical, egomaniacal, cigarette-, wine-, and chocolate-craving lower self.
 
Yoga complain chronicles Suzanne’s hilarious adventures and misadventures as an aspiring yogi who should be just a little too skeptical to drink the Kool-Aid. yet alongside the best way she discovers that no religious attempt is wasted; no matter if her yoga retreat doesn’t flip her into the gorgeously calm, clever believer she hopes it is going to, it does plant seeds that proceed to blossom in remarkable methods over the following decade of her life.
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Download E-books YOGA y MEDICINA: Prescripción del yoga para la salud PDF

En el yoga los angeles ausencia de síntomas no es sinónimo de salud. El yoga busca optimizar los angeles función de todos los sistemas del cuerpo, desde los músculos hasta l. a. digestión, los angeles circulación y el sistema inmune, junto con un bienestar emocional y una sensación de optimismo. El yoga enseña que solo cuando estos elementos se alinean se puede maximizar l. a. oportunidad de gozar de una buena salud y alcanzar los angeles curación. Yoga & Medicina presenta los beneficios del yoga y sus usos terapéuticos desde un punto de vista médico. El autor, Timothy McCall, surgeon en Medicina y practicante de yoga, se dedica -hace más de diez años- a l. a. investigación del yoga terapéutico y es el editor médico de Yoga magazine en EE.UU. En este libro explica como emplear las posturas, técnicas respiratorias, meditación entre otras herramientas del yoga para aliviar síntomas, prevenir y curar enfermedades. También señala como adoptar prácticas terapéuticas del yoga como complemento o alternativa a l. a. cirugía y los angeles medicación; informa sobre como practicar de forma segura y encontrar un teacher y un estilo de yoga adecuado para uno. Asimismo, los veinte capítulos que forman los angeles tercera parte del libro se dedican cada uno a una enfermedad específica desde l. a. perspectiva de experimentados maestros de yoga, se trata desde los angeles artritis hasta l. a. fatiga crónica, pasando por l. a. depresión, las enfermedades cardíacas, el insomnio, los angeles esclerosis múltiple, los angeles obesidad, entre otras. Además se presenta una rutina específica para cada condición, las contraindicaciones y sugerencias junto con una visión complementaria desde los angeles perspectiva de los angeles medicina occidental. "El yoga es una medicina. El Dr. McCall nos muestra, paso a paso, con fotografías, claras prescripciones y referencias actuales, cómo se practica y cómo puede ayudarnos a curar nuestro cuerpo, nuestra mente y nuestro espíritu.” DR. JAMES S.

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Download E-books Illustrated Light on Yoga PDF

By B. K. S. Iyengar

The definitive paintings by way of B.K.S. Iyengar, the area s most precious yoga teacher.

B.K.S. Iyengar has dedicated his existence to the perform and examine of yoga. It used to be B.K.S. Iyengar s exact instructing type, bringing precision and readability to the perform, in addition to a attitude of yoga for all , which has made it into the global phenomenon it really is today.

mild on Yoga is generally known as the bible of yoga and has served because the resource publication for generations of yoga scholars all over the world. it's the vintage textual content for all severe scholars of yoga.

B.K.S. Iyengar s personal photo-illustrated, step by step courses to each yoga routine.
Week-by-week improvement plan with a complete of three hundred weeks to permit sluggish development from amateur to complex technique.
B.K.S. Iyengar s distinctive and encouraged advisor to Pranayama yoga respiring techniques.
B.K.S. Iyengar s yoga philosophy for all times and an advent to the religious elements of yoga.
Yoga sequences and asanas to aid heal more than a few particular health problems and conditions.

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Download E-books Raja Yoga PDF

By Swami Vivekananda

Raja Yoga is a e-book via Swami Vivekananda concerning the course of Raja Yoga. it's some of the most recognized books via Vivekananda, who additionally wrote books on Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga and Jnana Yoga. in keeping with him, the objective of Raja Yoga is how you can focus the brain, the best way to become aware of the innermost recesses of our personal brain and the way to generalise their contents and shape our personal conclusions from them. on the way to receive the objective, perform is de facto helpful.

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Download E-books Basic Yoga Postures and Series In A Day For Dummies PDF

By Georg Feuerstein, Larry Payne

Learn uncomplicated yoga postures and sequence in an afternoon? Easy.

Want to begin having fun with the advantages of yoga this day? the secret is out—you can quick get up-to-speed at the fundamentals of yoga and start your exercise session with the aid of this enjoyable guide.

Basic Yoga Postures & sequence In an afternoon For Dummies delivers an easy-to-follow advent at the crucial starting parts of yoga. it really is choked with information and suggestion for staying balanced whereas preserving right posture (when sitting or status) and step by step directions for easy yoga sequences.

  • An assessment at the simple philosophy and merits of Yoga
  • Essential keys to posture, sitting, and standing
  • The mechanics and perform of respiring in the course of Yoga practice
  • A instructed regimen for beginners
  • Online part takes you past the publication with bonus content material and features

Get able to begin reaping the numerous merits of this old perform with Basic Yoga Postures & sequence In an afternoon For Dummies.

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Download E-books 20 MINUTES TO MASTER ... YOGA PDF

Yoga has been proven to profit either brain and physique within the brief and long-term; it opens doorways to a fit way of life, a supple physique and private peace.

20 mins to grasp Yoga is a transparent creation to the perform and key postures, displaying you the way to grasp the center rules in precisely 20 minutes.

Yoga is a straightforward yet life-enhancing self-discipline, which concentrates on controlling physique postures and respiring to reinforce the physique and sit back the brain. it really is an age-old perform that's as helpful this present day because it has been for centuries.

This ebook will consultant you thru hot up workouts, development into key postures and completing with find out how to safely finish a session.

Previously released as First instructions: Yoga, this e-book brings jointly vintage textual content, written through a professional within the box, with a brand new bankruptcy that condenses all of the rules and practices right into a uncomplicated, digestible 20-minute learn. It covers:

• What Yoga is; its origins and its benefits
• Key postures with transparent motives and photographs
• ‘Points to recollect’ to assist secure execution

This is a part of the 20 mins to grasp sequence, ten quintessential courses which could allow you to remodel your existence in uncomplicated and potent methods. different titles within the sequence comprise 20 mins to grasp prior lifestyles remedy, 20 mins to grasp NLP and 20 mins to grasp Pilates.

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Download E-books Yoga Mala: The Original Teachings of Ashtanga Yoga Master Sri K. Pattabhi Jois PDF

By Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

The seminal treatise and consultant to Ashtanga yoga via the grasp of this more and more well known discipline

One of the good yoga figures of our time, Sri ok. Pattabhi Jois introduced Ashtanga yoga to the West greater than thirty years in the past. in response to flowing, full of life flow coordinated with the breath, Ashtanga and the various sorts of vinyasa yoga that develop without delay out of it became the main common and influential types practiced this present day.

Yoga Mala―a "garland of yoga"―is Jois's authoritative consultant to Ashtanga. In it, he outlines the moral rules and philosophy underlying the self-discipline, explains very important phrases and ideas, and publications the reader via Ashtanga's solar Salutations and the next basic series of forty-two asanas, or poses, accurately describing easy methods to execute each one place and what merits every one offers. it's a foundational paintings on yoga via a real grasp.

To coincide with e-book of Guruji: A Portrait of Sri ok. Pattabhi Jois in the course of the Eyes of His scholars by man Donahaye and Eddie Stern, this re-creation of Yoga Mala includes a foreword through Jois's grandson Sharath Rangaswamy, at the moment co-director of the well-known college Jois based in Mysore, the Ashtanga Yoga Institute.

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Download E-books Yoga Nidra/2009 Re-print PDF

Yoga Nidra is an easy but profound method tailored through Swami Satyananda Saraswati from the normal tantric perform of nyasa.The textual content explains the idea of Yoga Nidra in either yogic and medical phrases and contains category transcriptions of the practice.It additionally offers a few of the functions of this flexible technique,which has been used for deep relaxation,in rigidity administration and therapy,to increase the training method in education,to harmonize the deeper subconscious and wake up internal potential,and as a meditative technique.A examine part can be incorporated.

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Download E-books Restoring Flexibility: A Gentle Yoga-Based Practice to Increase Mobility at Any Age PDF

By Andrea Gilats

A absolutely ILLUSTRATED, step by step software THAT IMPROVES THE MOBILITY OF SENIORS AND PROMOTES long term HEALTH

No topic what age you start doing yoga, it is going to assist you progressively renew your actual skills. performed over 4 weeks, this 25-minute, twice-weekly application positive aspects mild poses, perform sequences and strategies to aid you:

Improve your posture
Increase spinal flexibility
Release tightness on your shoulders
Relax the muscular tissues on your torso
Expand mobility on your hip joints
Reduce the probabilities of falling

This book’s secure, age-appropriate, customizable method of yoga-based workout is in particular designed to revive your flexibility, mobility, and agility whereas making sure an extended lifestyles and extra self sustaining way of life. As this pliability perform turns into a standard behavior, you’ll believe extra full of life and revel in relocating freely. Your favourite actual task, like strolling, golfing or even dancing, will once more grew to become a private pleasure.

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