The Language of Yoga: Complete A-to-Y Guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit Terms, and Chants

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Sounds True, Nov 1, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 152 pages
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The Language of Yoga is a definitive guide to the asana (physical postures) limb of yoga. This edition contains more than 200 illustrated yoga postures with both English and Sanskrit names. Additional yoga-related Sanskrit terms and over a dozen common chants and sutras round out the content. Audio pronunciation guides help readers gain the knowledge, confidence, and precision of mastering the Sanskrit names and chants correctly. Written by a respected Sanskrit scholar, The Language of Yoga is a perfect tool to help edify and empower yoga students (and teachers) on their path to deepening their yoga practice.

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User Review  - tara1393 - Overstock.com

A good tool but could use more tweaking and have more accessible and more frequently used mantras etc. The discs with pronounciations are a great help. Read full review

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User Review  - yogiclarebear - LibraryThing

This is an awesome and invaluable resource. Easy and quick to reference. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Nicolai Bachman has been teaching Sanskrit, chanting, yoga philosophy, and Ayurveda since 1994. He has a knack for synthesizing and organizing complex topics into simple and understandable presentations. His education combines informal, traditional study with the academic rigor of university classes. Nicolai has studied extensively at the American Sanskrit Institute, the Ayurvedic Institute, the American Institute of Vedic Studies, and the Vedic Chant Center. He holds an MA in Eastern philosophy, an MS in nutrition, and is E-RYT 500 certified. Nicolai’s publications include The Language of Yoga, The Path of the Yoga Sutras, The Language of Ayurveda, and 108 Sanskrit Flash Cards. For more, visit sanskritsounds.com.

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