Heart Yoga: The Sacred Marriage of Yoga and Mysticism by Andrew Harvey, Karuna Erickson

By Andrew Harvey, Karuna Erickson

***WINNER, 2010 Spirituality & perform most sensible non secular booklet Award – Yoga

In center Yoga, popular religious author and Sacred Activist Andrew Harvey and longtime yoga instructor Karuna Erickson current a imaginative and prescient of hatha yoga perform that hyperlinks old non secular traditions to modern lifestyles. together with excerpts of poetic sacred writing from mystical sages throughout the a long time, the booklet reminds readers that the aim of yoga isn't to enhance one's actual overall healthiness or maybe to accomplish peace of brain (although those effects can be accomplished alongside the way), yet to arrive a kingdom of solidarity with the divine, the objective of mystics from all traditions. With specific descriptions and images of 50 yoga poses and their alchemical results at the physique and realization, middle Yoga provides yoga as an easy meditative perform that permits the practitioner to reside within the middle and adventure the bliss of union with the sacred energy underlying all of lifestyles. The ebook explains find out how to organize for center Yoga and describes the “Five nice Joys” which are a part of the trail. integrated are the authors' personal compelling tales in their person trips alongside the trail of yoga: tales of ache, transcendence, and pleasure that either motivate and enlighten.

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