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By Darren Main,Stephen Cope

daily, thousands of individuals roll out their yoga mats or take a seat on their meditation cushions with the intention to quiet the brain and heal the physique. a few perform Iyengar yoga, whereas others perform vinyasa or restorative yoga—almost all who perform yoga have touched whatever deep inside of themselves and had their lives reworked by way of this historic perform.

In Yoga and the trail of the city Mystic, Darren major deals a clean, down-to-earth method of the time-tested perform and philosophy of yoga. He exhibits us find out how to practice the traditional knowledge of India to each element of lifestyles. From paintings and relationships, to loss of life and dying—allowing even our busiest days to turn into strong and mystical adventures, packed with the entire ask yourself and magic that was reserved for these residing as clergymen and nuns.

This isn't really a booklet approximately perfecting yoga asanas or pranayama respiring suggestions. it's a booklet approximately altering the best way we see the world—transforming each adventure and dating right into a yoga perform unto itself.

Since academics like Swami Vivakananda and Paramahansa Yogananda introduced yoga to the West, yoga scholars and lecturers alike have sought to combine the perform and philosophy of yoga into sleek lifestyles. discover why this best-selling yoga e-book has been utilized in yoga instructor education courses across the world and has turn into a contemporary non secular classic.


With light humor and noticeable wisdom, Darren major stocks with us his perform and figuring out of yoga. He does a stunning activity of interspersing his lifestyles reviews with the classical teachings in a fashion that makes them transparent and alive. you are going to get pleasure from this book.
—Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D. writer of 30 crucial Yoga Poses and residing Your Yoga

Our city life may possibly vastly reap the benefits of slightly mysticism. To stay in a mystical, mystical international one in basic terms has to discover the aptitude of their personal day-by-day lives. Darren major provides us a how-to e-book on yoga, which bargains us how one can rework the mundane into the mystical.
—Sharon Gannon, writer of Jivamukti Yoga

Darren major is splendidly proficient at bringing the essence of dwelling yoga off the mat totally to existence for all who're at the yoga course. He writes in a pleasant and obtainable tone that makes usually esoteric philosophical thoughts effortless to know in sensible ways in which one could practice in lifestyle. I hugely suggest this e-book to all yoga scholars and lecturers attracted to extra deeply exploring the perform at the mat and bringing all of it extra widely into their existence out within the greater world.
—Mark Stephens, educating Yoga: crucial Foundations and Techniques

A functional, easy-to-read street map to turning into an city Mystic
—Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D. writer of Shortcuts to God and Love is Letting cross of Fear

In Yoga and the trail of the city Mystic Darren major has given us an excellent doorway into the doubtless advanced international of raja yoga. His paintings offers us with a compelling yet available Baedeker to the occasionally dense global of Indian metaphysics. it's a yoga statement with a uniquely American voice. it really is piquant, experience-near, actual, modern, and intensely delicate to the reader for whom the area of Sanskrit phrases and Indian principles is totally new and international. Darren’s paintings, like raja yoga itself, is distinct and methodical in its method of religious practice.
—Stephen Cope writer of Yoga and the search for the genuine Self

Darren major takes yoga off the yoga mat—adroitly utilising the traditional method of yoga to the day-by-day demanding situations of the fashionable mystic. Combining own perception and anecdotes with useful, down-to-earth teachings, he brings you right into a global during which the whole lot of your existence has sacred and transformative potential.
—Yogi Amrit Desai founding father of Kripalu Yoga, Lenox, MA, and writer of Amrit Yoga

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