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Eighty-Four Asanas in Yoga: A Survey of Traditions (with Illustrations) (Paperback)

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Physical postures (asanas) are the most important and often the only constituent of modern Yoga. Many practitioners believe that the postures derive from an ancient original set of eighty-four asanas. This book, for the first time, traces traditions of eighty-four postures by examining original materials, including drawings, descriptions in older Indic texts and modern publications which reflect contemporary traditions. It also takes up a number of broad issues related to the topic of Yoga postures so as to provide the reader with a larger context.

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ISBN 13 9788124605806
Book Language English
Binding Paperback
Total Pages 195
Edition 2nd
Release Year 2011
Publisher D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Author Gudrun Buhnemann
Category Yoga   Arts   Ever Green Shelf Life  
Weight 600.00 g
Dimension 14.00 x 22.00 x 1.80

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Physical postures (àsanas) are the most important and often the only constituent of modern Yoga. Many practitioners believe that the postures derive from an ancient original set of eighty-four àsanas. This book, for the first time, traces traditions of eighty-four postures by examining original materials, including drawings, descriptions in older Indic texts and modern publications which reflect contemporary traditions. It also takes up a number of broad issues related to the topic of Yoga postures so as to provide the reader with a larger context.
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