5 Books On Yoga – You Must Read

5 Books On Yoga- To understand the essence of Ancient Art Form

Ancient history is vast. The more we make an effort to know we get more to learn. Yoga is one of those ancient subjects with a huge historical background. In recent times, yoga is now an important segment of the modern lifestyle. On Yoga Day, I am sharing with you all a list of 5 books on Yoga that are worth reading.

Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali written by Swami Satchidananda

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Swami Satchidananda is one of the oldest yogic gurus, and he penned this book. He is the one who introduced the concept or science of yoga to the West during the 60s. The book elaborately discusses Raja Yoga. Those who wish to pursue studies in Yoga, or want to learn about the subject can consider this an ideal reference book. 

The Seven Spiritual Laws Of Yoga written by Deepak Chopra

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In this book ‘The Seven Spiritual Laws Of Yoga,’ the author talked about the benefits of yoga. He mentioned that yoga is something much beyond Asana and one should follow it as a spiritual practice. In addition to meditation and Asana, the author also talked about the techniques of breathing and mantras. Do you know that there are spiritual laws? Read the book and you will know about it. The book will guide a person to experience enlightenment and observe yoga with a new vision. 

Peace Is Every Step written By Thich Nhat Hanh  

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The book titled ‘Peace is Every Step’, written by Thich Nhat Hanh, teaches us about the ways to recognize and follow to manage many situations in life. The author is an advocator of peace. Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist monk from the land of Vietnam. The book educates us about how one can get the best out of every situation that arrives in life with a positive mind. There is much more to learn from this book, and I strongly recommend reading this book. I got the chance to read the book long back in 2012 from my colleague.

Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga written by B. K. S Iyengar

 

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We can call this book a classic for Yoga. The book is like an encyclopedic illustration of countless yoga poses as well as breathing methods. The author was one of the leading yoga teachers of his time. The book talks beyond physical exercise and gives detailed information about the philosophy of yoga.

Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful written by Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa 

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