10 Most Popular books on Yoga and Meditation

Discover a new and more happy and fulfilling way of life through our unrivaled collection of handbooks, journals and articles on Yoga & Meditation. Below, We present a list of 10 such books that have been chosen on the basis of popular searches.

1.Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha-a systematic Yoga Manual by Swami Satyananda Saraswati.

Authored by Swami Satyananda  who is the founder of International Yoga Fellowship, the book is the most authoritative and renowned book on yoga.

2.Meditation for Starters by J.Donald Walters.

J.Donald Walters is an advocate of simple living and high thinking. His book Meditation for starters is an award winning book that offers simple but powerful guidelines for attaining inner peace.

3.Who will cry when you die by Robin Sharma.

Robin Sharma calls his book the lessons of life which is quite appropriate as well. In his book he offers simple solutions to what we think are the most complex problems. The book teaches us how to live life more joyfully, meaningfully and completely.

4.The Guru of Joy: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and the Art of Living by Francois Gautier.

This book presents Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the truly greatest living spiritual master of today in a very enchanting way. It presents the stories and experiences of the seekers who have been with him.

5.Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar.

This is the most comprehensive book written by Iyengar, the founder of Hatha Yoga.This book includes information on the philosophy of yoga, its benefits, asanas and pranayama. Iyengar has also recommended specific asanas for various health conditions.

6.Yoga, Power and Spirit by Alberto Villoldo.

Yoga, Power and Spirit is a new interpretation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the foundation texts on the spiritual practice of Yoga. In this book Alberto Villoldo reveals how the power of Devi can guide the practitioner of yoga to sure and inevitable self realization.

7.The Heart of Yoga by T.K.V. Desikachar.

The book is a contemporary classic by a world renowned teacher. This is the first yoga text that describes a step to step process for developing a complete practice according to Viniyoga that means yoga adapted according to the needs of the individual.

8.Secrets of Raja yoga by Swami Vivekananda.

This book teaches to every human being that all of us are only a conduit for the infinite ocean of Knowledge and powers that lies behind

9.The Supreme Yoga by Muktananda Paramhansa, Ranganathananda, S.Ramgoolam, Venkatesananda.

This book is a unique work of Indian philosophy. It contains the teachings of sage Vasistha imparted to lord Rama that explains the true understanding about the creation of the world.

10.A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle.

The book gets its title from a Bible verse that refers to the rising of a ‘new heaven’ and a ‘new earth’. In the book the author advocates the present moment awareness and the dismantling of the ego as the path towards awakened living.

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