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DetailsThe seminal treatise and guide to Ashtanga yoga by the master of this increasingly popular discipline. One of the great yoga figures of our time, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois brought Ashtanga yoga to the West more than thirty years ago. Based on flowing, energetic movement coordinated with the breath, Ashtanga and the many forms of vinyasa yoga that grow directly out of it have become the most widespread and influential styles practiced today. Yoga Malaa "garland of yoga"?is Joiss authoritative guide to Ashtanga.In it, he outlines the ethical principles and philosophy underlying the discipline, explains important terms and concepts, and guides the reader through Ashtangas Sun Salutations and the subsequent primary sequence of forty-two asanas, or poses, precisely describing how to execute each position and what benefits each provides. It is a foundational work on yoga by a true master.To coincide with publication of Guruji: A Portrait of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Through the Eyes of His Students by Guy Donahaye and Eddie Stern, this new edition of Yoga Mala includes a foreword by Joiss grandson Sharath Rangaswamy, currently co-director of the famous school Jois founded in Mysore, the Ashtanga Yoga Institute....ABOUT THE AUTHOR:SRI K PATTABHI JOIS, a master of Ashtanga Yoga and a professor of Sanskrit, studied for twenty-five years with T. Krishnamacharya. He had developed and popularized the viny?sa style of yoga referred to as Ashtanga Yoga. In 1948, Jois established the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute (now known as the K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute) in Mysore, India. Pattabhi Jois is one of a short list of Indians who were instrumental in transmitting yoga from India to the West in the 20th century.FOREWORD BY: R. SHARATH JOIS : Yoga Master Paramaguru - Sharath's maternal grandfather is Sri K Pattabhi Jois. He was assisting his guru, Pattabhi Jois, a routine of dedication he has followed for more then 25 years. Sharath now serves as director of the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute, where he teaches hundred of international yoga students every day. Sharath is Pattabhi Joiss only student who has studied and continues to practice the complete six series of the ashtanga yoga system.
SKU Code PRK B 4724 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780865477513 Author Name SRI K PATTABHI JOIS & Foreword by R SHARATH Publisher Name North Point Pr