Desikachar devoted his life to studying and teaching the Yoga that his father, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, brought forth from the Great Tradition. Professor. Krishnamacharya’s son T. K. V. Desikachar lived and studied with his father all his In The Heart of Yoga Desikachar offers a distillation of his father’s system as . The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazon page This book’s author, T.K.V.

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Jan 18, Coleen rated it thf was amazing. Another really interesting perspective on the spirituality and practice of yoga. Published March 1st by Inner Traditions first published Dec 07, Kirtida Gautam rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about The Heart of Yogaplease sign up.

Desikachar’s writing is clear and compassionate, and the book has so much to offer.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Despite his many innovations he never made any claim of authorship over what he taught, wrote or channeled. Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois, and Indira Devi. This is an excellent book on all aspects of yoga that is comprehensive without feeling tedious or geart heavy.

Desikachar, was the son and student of T. Respect for the ancient traditions begins from page one and continues through the inclusion of the yoga sutras, both in their original For anyone who wants to know more the heart, the beginnings, the lineage of yoga, this is an excellent book written by someone who knows ancient truths.


The Heart of Yoga

Some teachers say that is all that is needed. Email required Address never made public. In addition to the many photos of Krishnamacharya, simple line drawings are put to good use to convey ideas where necessary.

This is a revised edition of The Heart of Yoga. Where is the disease when the mind is clear? Actions Leave Traces Trivia About The Heart of Yoga Lists with This Book. Apr 05, Wendy Coulter rated it it was amazing. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

May 01, Monica rated it it was amazing Shelves: I find TKV Deshikachar’s approach is similar to many of my own personal beliefs when practising and teaching yoga, so I fi After reading so many books heaft yoga, this is probably the best that I have come across! He learned from his father the need to be desikachaf to the differences of each student and to customise the teachings their needs.

In addition to what I thought were well-written, concise, and informative chapters, there are a number of ancillary features that are beneficial.

The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice

Where is death when the breath is controlled? By far the most accessible, in depth, and comprehensive text I’ve encountered in my yoga teacher training to this point. Desikachar, to his father, a true Yoga Master of the old school, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya to who was a lege This is a wonderful resource for those interested in developing a personal Yoga practice with depth and meaning.

In addition to the many photos of Krishnamacharya, simple line drawings are put to good use to convey ideas where necessary.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Open Preview See a Problem? By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. The book approaches yoga from a very broad perspective.

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Deslkachar mean I had to read it for the training but I also find myself referencing it now while creating yoga classes. The Heart of Yoga by T. Sign up and get a free eBook! The Heart of Yoga: The Heart of Yoga is divided into four parts. I imagined it was written by someone who lives in a lovely, peaceful secluded place where they can just meditate and do yoga all day, and that the insights might not be relevant or easily applicable thr my daily life in hectic Western society.

Unless you could study with Patanjali himself, you could hardly find a truer Guru. The great gift of The Heart of Yoga lies not simply in the depth of Desikachar’s learning, but in the compassion, gentleness, practicality, and down-to-earth spirit that permeate the book. Elements of Krishnamacharya’s teaching have become well known around the world through the work of B.

TKV Desikachar is the son yga Krishnamacharya, yogi, teacher, scholar, doctor, and much more. Indira Devi was a Westerner actress who took an Indian name and was among the first teachers to introduce yoga to America and to adapt it to American needs.