Book Reviews

The inner Tradition of Yoga – A guide to Yoga Philosophy for the contemporary Practitioner

Michael stone  (Shambhala  Publications 2008) This is a great book that explains the ‘kleshas’ (or afflictions) and the way we create suffering through clinging. It uses fairly simple language to explain Yoga Philosophy and it

Living Your Yoga

Judith Lasater (Rodmell Press, 2000) Written from a teacher's perspective but not being one, my reservation over whether I'd 'get' this book were soon dismissed once I'd ploughed through section one. Lasater reinforces much of

Bringing Yoga to Life – the everyday practice of enlightened living

Donna Farhi  (Harper Collins, 2004) Packing up home, preparing for our journey to India, my book collection became ever smaller until only three books remained beside my backpack. One of them, Donna Farhi's 'Bringing Yoga

Yoga of Heart – the Healing Power of Intimate Connection

Mark Whitwell  (Lantern Books, New York, 2002) I picked this book up at the Sydney Yoga Conference earlier last year, after experiencing several inspiring workshops with internationally well-known yoga teacher, Mark Whitwell.   This is a

The Bhagavad Gita – A New Translation

Stephen Mitchell (Three Rivers Press, 2000) Mahatma Ghandi described it as his “eternal mother”, and there is no doubt that the Bhagavad Gita has influenced many spiritual seekers over the centuries.  The title of this