By Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
The seminal treatise and advisor to Ashtanga yoga via the grasp of this more and more renowned discipline
One of the nice yoga figures of our time, Sri ok. Pattabhi Jois introduced Ashtanga yoga to the West greater than thirty years in the past. in response to flowing, lively stream coordinated with the breath, Ashtanga and the numerous sorts of vinyasa yoga that develop at once out of it became the main frequent and influential kinds practiced this present day.
Yoga Mala―a "garland of yoga"―is Jois's authoritative advisor to Ashtanga. In it, he outlines the moral rules and philosophy underlying the self-discipline, explains very important phrases and ideas, and publications the reader via Ashtanga's solar Salutations and the next fundamental series of forty-two asanas, or poses, accurately describing easy methods to execute every one place and what advantages every one presents. it's a foundational paintings on yoga by way of a real grasp.
To coincide with booklet of Guruji: A Portrait of Sri ok. Pattabhi Jois in the course of the Eyes of His scholars by man Donahaye and Eddie Stern, this re-creation of Yoga Mala includes a foreword by way of Jois's grandson Sharath Rangaswamy, presently co-director of the recognized university Jois based in Mysore, the Ashtanga Yoga Institute.