Eighty-four Āsanas in Yoga: A Survey of Traditions : with Illustrations
Physical Postures (Asanas) Are The Most Important And Often The Only Constituent Of Modern Yoga. Many Practitioners Believe That The Postures Derive From An Ancient Original Set Of Eighty-Four Asanas. This Book, For The First Time, Traces Traditions Of Eighty-Four Postures By Examining Original Materials, Including Drawings, Descriptions In Older Indic Texts And Modern Publications Which Reflect Contemporary Traditions. It Also Takes Up A Number Of Broad Issues Related To The Topic Of Yoga Postures So As To Provide The Reader With A Larger Context.
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