How Yoga Works
The secrets of how yoga works to make us truly whole are revealed here in a delightful story based on how these precious teachings reached Tibet form their home in India, over a thousand years ago.
First, I have a low tolerance for historical inaccuracy in fiction. Details of language, culture, dress, science and technology--did anybody edit the text for that? For example, the story, set in the 11th or 12th century, BCE, contains casual dialogue about oxygen and the respiratory system--none o...more
Apparently (based on others' reviews), there are some concerns about...more
3stars may be a little generous,...more
But if you set aside the weaknesses of the story-telling, which is merely a vehicle used to teach yogic philosophy, then you would find that there are gems for personal growth. This book sets out to teach core points of...more
It's a fable, of sorts. Similar to the idea of "Who Moved my Cheese," using a simple story to illustrate something. (That's where the similarities end...) It's plainly written, but that doesn't make it a quick and easy read. It took me over a month to get through it, and I kind of skimmed parts of it.
It's made me change, in small ways, the way I react to little th...more
Interesting pieces of Buddhist philosophy mixed with a generalized breakdown of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras.
Highly recommended for everyone.