Books and Other Helpful Resources on Iyengar Yoga

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“Change is not something that we should fear. Rather it is something we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they’re meant to be." ~ B.K.S. Iyengar

Books by the Iyengars

B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Yoga, Schocken, 1966

B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Pranayama, Schocken, 1981

B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Aquarian, 1993

B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace and Ultimate Freedom, Rodale Books, 2005

B.K.S. Iyengar, Yoga, The Path to Holistic Health, Dorling Kindersley, 2001

B.K.S. Iyengar, The Tree of Yoga, Shambhala, 1988

B.K.S. Iyengar, Core of the Yoga Sutras, HarperThorsons, 2013

Geeta Iyengar, Yoga, A Gem for Women, Timeless Books, 1990

Geeta Iyengar, Yoga in Action: Preliminary Course, YOG, 2000

Geeta Iyengar, Yoga in Action, Intermediate Course-I, YOG, 2013

Useful Practice Books

Mira Mehta, How to Use Yoga, Rodmell Press, 2001

Silva, Mira & Shyam Mehta, Yoga, The Iyengar Way, 1990

Bobby Clennell, The Woman’s Yoga Book, Rodmell Press, 2007

Linda Sparrowe and Patricia Walden, The Woman’s Book of Yoga & Health, Shambala, 2002

General Reading About Yoga

Georg Feuerstein, The Deeper Dimension of Yoga, Shambala, 2003

Stephen Cope, The Wisdom of Yoga, Bantam Books, 2006

Stephen Cope, Yoga and the Quest for the True Self, Bantam Books, 1999

Donna Farhi, Bringing Yoga to Life, HarperOne, 2004

Deborah Adele, The Yamas & Niyamas, On-Word Bound Books, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Edwin F. Bryant, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, North Point Press, 2009

Reverend Jaganath Carrera, Inside the Yoga Sutras, Integral Yoga Publications, 2006

Chip Hartranft ,The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Shambala, 2003

Sri Swami Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, 1990

Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood, How to Know God, Vedanta Press, 1981

Bernard Bouanchaud, The Essence of Yoga, Rudra Press 1995

The Bhagavad Gita

Sri Swami Satchidananda, The Living Gita, Integral Yoga Publications, 2008

Ram Dass, Paths to God, Living the Bhadavad Gita, Three Rivers Press, 2004

Winthrop Sargeant, The Bhagavad Gita, State University of New York Press, 1994

Eknath Easwaran, The Bhagavad Gita, Nilgiri Press, 1985