B K S Iyengar

B K S Iyengar
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(14 December 1918 – 20 August 2014) - B.K.S. Iyengar was the founder of the style of yoga known as "Iyengar Yoga" and was considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world. He was the author of many books on yoga practice and philosophy including Light on Yoga, Light on Pranayama, Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and Light on Life. Iyengar was one of the earliest students of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, who is often referred to as "the father of modern yoga". He has been credited with popularizing yoga, first in India and then around the world.

The Indian government awarded Iyengar the Padma Shri in 1991, the Padma Bhushan in 2002 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2014. In 2004, Iyengar was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.

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Core of the Yoga Sutras

The Definitive Guide to the Philosophy of Yoga
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 Iyengar’s seminal book, Light on Yoga, is widely called ‘the bible of yoga’ and has served as the source book for generations of yoga students around the world. In Core of the Yoga Sutras, his first new academic work in over a decade, Mr.

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Yoga Wisdom and Practice

For Health, Happiness, and a Better World
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One of the world’s leading practitioners and teachers of Yoga for over 70 years, at age 90 B.K.S. Iyengar still actively teaches and travels. “Iyengar Yoga” is followed by certified teachers across the world, and his seminal text Light on Yoga has been a bible to generations of practitioners.

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Light on Pranayama

The Definitive Guide to the Art of Breathing
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Here is a new edition of the definitive guide to yogic breathing from B.K.S. Iyengar, the worlds most respected yoga teacher. It was Iyengar’s unique teaching style, bringing precision and clarity to the practice, as well as a mindset of yoga for all, which has made it into a worldwide phenomenon.

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Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

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B.K.S. Iyengar has practiced and taught yoga for over fifty years. His Light on Yoga and his many dedicated teachers have revolutionized the practice of yoga in the West.

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Light on Yoga

Yoga Dipika
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Now in a larger format, easier-to-read edition with sewn signatures (so it won’t fall apart with steady use), this classic guide to yoga from the world’s foremost authority has instructed thousands of yoga students since its original publication in 1966.

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Tree of Yoga

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In The Tree of Yoga, one of the world’s foremost teachers of yoga offers his thoughts on many practical and philosophical subjects, ranging from the place of yoga in daily life to insights from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. He includes chapters on family life, love and sexuality, health and the healing arts, meditation, deat

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Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health (Revised)

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Updated to celebrate the Yogi’s 95th birthday, this classic is the only illustrated practical Iyengar yoga guide written by the master himself. Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health is the complete, authoritative teachings of Mr. Iyengar for mind, body, and health.

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Light On Life

The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom
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In Light on Life, the world’s leading teacher of yoga shows how we can transform ourselves by bringing yogic principles into all aspects of daily living.

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Light on Yoga

(smaller U.S. edition)
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The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga--the ancient healing discipline for body and mind--by its greatest living teacher. Light on Yoga provides complete descriptions and illustrations of all the positions and breathing exercises. Features a foreword by Yehudi Menuhin.

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Sparks of Divinity

The Teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar from 1959 to 1975
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Sparks of Divinity is a collection of the teachings of yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar first published in a French-English bilingual edition in 1976.

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