Deborah Adele: The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice

The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice



____________________________
Author: Deborah Adele
Number of Pages: 192 pages
Published Date: 01 Sep 2009
Publisher: On-Word Bound Books
Publication Country: United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780974470641
Download Link: Click Here
____________________________


Tags:

paperback, iPhone, read book The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele kindle,for PC, download ebook, download torrent, download epub, zip, epub download, book review, download book, ebook pdf, kindle, for mac, rarebook, download pdf, iOS, mobi, Deborah Adele facebook, The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice kindle,facebook, Read online, free ebook, iPad, fb2, pocket, paperback, free pdf,

The first two limbs of the eight-fold path of yoga sutras--the basic text for classical yoga--are examined in this spiritual guide to the practice of yoga. Foundational to all yogic thought, they are considered to be the guidelines to the yoga way of living that free individuals to take ownership of their lives, direct them toward the fulfillment they seek, and gain the skills to choose attitude, thought, and action. The first five guidelines are referred to as the "yamas--"a Sanskrit word that translates to "restraints"--and encompass nonviolence, truthfulness, not stealing, nonexcess, and nonpossessiveness. The last five are referred to as the "niyamas," or observances--purity, contentment, self-discipline, self-study, and surrender. A self-study section at the end of each chapter may also be used by instructors for group discussion.