B.K.S. Iyengar – Light on Life Audiobook (The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom Iyengar Yoga Books)
“This is not yoga exercise by the body for the body, but yoga exercise by the body for the mind, for the knowledge.”
I enjoyed this book. I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I bought it; I just understood that I am a yoga exercise (asana) addict and also Iyengar is sort of the father of western yoga, so I thought perhaps I would review the book concerning his philosophy. Light on Life Audiobook Free. I am so pleased I did.
I can not state points better than Iyengar himself, so right here are some quotes. Overall, if you’re on the fence concerning whether to get this book, I would say get it as well as you most likely will be glad you did.
” We should discover what each sheath of being longs for as well as nourish it according to its subtle cravings.”
Ego is the “tiny, self-seeking creature you usually take yourself for.”
Pratyahara, the inward turning of the senses, “makes the mind stopped talking so we can concentrate.”
” Consciousness can be compared to a lens. Its inner surface area encounters the heart itself, and also its outer surface area comes into contact with the world. Certainly a degree of grime affixes itself to that external surface as well as covers our vision.”
” When awareness is linked to knowledge, we have the ability to see with absolute sincerity.”
” When you begin yoga, you are possibly living in your mind and also feelings, a never-ending Internet chatroom. You read publications as well as articles on what ideal to eat and exactly how to exercise, reading product that any kind of wild animal would ridicule. Yet you do not know just how to live, only what you desire. Impulse is dulled.”
” Yoga exercise insists on taking a look at, clinically and also without valuation, what can fail as well as why, as well as how to stop it. It is organic farming of the self– for the self.”
” Those who are on the verge of enlightenment will certainly be tempted from the course also by angels.”
Reflection is “bringing the turbulent sea to a state of flat calmness … When you shake up the waters, you create. You create whatever in the manifest globe, from nuclear battle to Mozart’s harmonies. The yogi is travelling in the opposite direction, from the world of things and also events, which are so happy, uncomfortable, confusing, as well as endless, back to the point of serenity before the waves were shaken up.”
” Prior to we can comprehend the Universal Soul, we should comprehend our own, and before we understand our spirit, we need to check out all that eclipses our true selves, particularly the wily ‘I’ that tackles a thousand disguises to sidetrack us.”
” We intend to be never-ceasing. We know in our hearts that we are. B.K.S. Iyengar – Light on Life Audio Book Download. Yet we toss all of it away by misidentifying with all that is subject to spoiling and also transient.”
” Liberty is about going down the irons of concern and also desire.”
” What we call customer choice is not a selection however an option. It offers just an illusion of freedom. The option to eat has actually already been made.”
“A viewpoint is the other day’s right or incorrect knowledge warmed up as well as re-served for today’s circumstance.” This publication was absolutely nothing short of fantastic. I feared incidentally this guy lived as well as his values. Such a modest and caring individual. He began his book by claiming he really hopes that his end can be the reader/seekers beginning. However I would be entirely happy to become a portion of what he was. I recommend this publication to anyone that wants to know what holds true yoga exercise. I pay obeisance to the author. This is an essential as well as obtainable book on the life and also ideology and also yoga technique of Mr. Iyengar. Very legible as well as motivating. He is a proponent of yoga for everybody regardless of your age. I exercise the approach he developed with Iyengar licensed yoga exercise teachers and also absolutely think it is the best as well as most safe type of yoga. Reading this book by the master himself has actually grown my practice and also influenced me in lots of non yoga exercise locations of my life too. Whether you are a trainee of yoga exercise, this lovely book has nuggets of wisdom from the thousands-years-old Yoga exercise mentors constructed by Patanjali. Still appropriate today for the reasonable guidance it provides any person wanting a much better connection with themselves and others. This publication is without a doubt among the very best on Yoga. It’s a little bit long on certain topics, but lots of info. I read it every other day other wise there is just excessive details for me.