First Steps in Modern Yoga

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Kessinger Publishing, Aug 1, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 96 pages
What is yoga? Not so long ago the word conjured up a picture of an emaciates unkempt fakir, lying on a bed of nails. Today, however, the subject as aroused the interest of thinking people all over the world, and they are beginning to realize that its study and practice can lead to a greater serenity of mind, a wholeness of outlook, and a higher degree of efficiency in the conduct and organization of their daily lives. Contents: Yoga in the east and in the west; Five refusals; Four qualifications; Posture, breath and attention; Concentration, meditation and contemplation.

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