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Yoga Beneath the Surface: An American Student and His Indian Teacher Discuss Yoga Philosophy and Practice

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In The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga Srivatsa Ramaswami presented the full breadth of yogasana teachings as taught by Sri. T. Krishnamacharya (1888–1989) — the father of modern yoga. Now, for the first time, Ramaswami imparts his vast yoga experience and knowledge of Krishnamachara's distinct vinyasa krama system in an accessible question-and-answer format with experienced ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 22nd 2006 by Da Capo Press (first published June 21st 2006)
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Angela
Aug 21, 2016 Angela rated it liked it
COMPLETELY lovely.

I got this when it was published in 2006, and tried to read while also reading Max Weber’s Economy and Society. Ended up just rolling over the surface of both of works and jumping into something else as soon as possible. I remember thinking that both the Ramaswami and the Weber were nominalist, just a bunch of definitions. Words about words. Moving concepts around in space. No juice!

So the book was opaque. There was no getting beneath the surface of Yoga Beneath the Surface. I
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Arun
Apr 22, 2012 Arun rated it liked it
Its a good one.. nice Q/A approach as well. It'd feel as if you're asking all the questions that you've been wanting to understand and getting a good one on one response. But... as this book's central theme is yoga, you'd find it much more valuable and enlightening if you've been practicing yoga or are familiar with at least some of the terms used in this book. Even though I havent started practicing yoga yet, I liked this book.. but feel that I'm lost with all those terms and yoga poses and ...more
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