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Radha: Diary of a Woman's Search

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In 1955, a recent immigrant to Canada embarked on a journey to India that would ultimately revolutionize the interpretation of yoga in he West. Her pilgrimage is vividly captured in Radha: Diary of a Woman's Search, an account of Swami Sivananda Radha's journey of personal transformation.

This book intelligently and intimately illustrates the challenges and victories of ta

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Paperback, 251 pages
Published January 6th 2003 by Timeless Books (first published December 31st 1981)
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Wind Dreaming Yoga
Jun 11, 2008 Wind Dreaming Yoga rated it it was amazing
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Imagine at her age and in her era, leaving everything behind to go to India to meet a guru that had appeared in a vision. Risky! But worth it, she went on to establish the first Ashram in Canada and is perhaps the finest in North America.
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Jul 26, 2013 C rated it it was amazing
Fascinating and extremely readable. The author has a clear, direct and conversational voice.
Mahalie
Jul 29, 2015 Mahalie rated it it was amazing
This book is mostly simple, matter-of-fact journal entries that follows a woman on a spiritual path (as titled) from aspirant to, if not fully attained certainly over the threshold of seeker to monk to servant. I can see how someone expecting entertainment or specific instruction on yogic techniques or more extreme stories might be disappointed, but I very much liked the straight-forward and matter of fact account beautifully authentic and transportational. It's very down to earth and real, and ...more
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Apr 26, 2009 Elynor rated it really liked it
One of the books I read for my yoga teacher training. I really enjoyed it. Through diary entries, it tells of her initiation from a Western dance teacher to a hatha yogi (being trained under Sivananda in India). I loved reading about her learning of classical Indian dance.
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