The Mirror of Yoga
The Mirror of Yoga
Awakening the Intelligence of Body and Mind
Shambhala, Hardcover, 9781590307953, 256pp.
Publication Date: September 14, 2010
Richard's wide-ranging discussion includes the Upanisads and Samkhya philosophies, the "Yoga Sutra "of Patanjali, the eight limbs of astanga yoga, the process and purpose of hatha yoga, and much more. He also explores the role of the guru, chanting, meditation, and the yogic imperative of offering service to others. All of this is applied to the actual practice, giving the reader the tools to digest and apply the wealth of information to daily life. "The Mirror of Yoga "will be a welcome resource to all yogis who wish to better practice the profound philosophy underlying their practice.
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“Because of Richard Freeman’s sterling reputation, I often confront tough situations with this question: ‘What would Richard Freeman do?’ His new book affirms that my faith is well-placed. Freeman's tone and insight open us. Quietly, he finds whole worlds within yoga's simple acts.”—Eric Shaw, Yoga Journal
“Collectively, these essays form an insightful and oftentimes humorous introduction to the deeper aspects of yoga philosophy, suitable for both the neophyte and the seasoned practitioner. In addition to being quite original, imaginative, and at times almost whimsical, The Mirror of Yoga is also firmly grounded in references to, and excerpts from, those yogic texts most respected by all schools of practice.”—Namarupa Magazine Online
“A delightful read on the aspects of yoga philosophy will provide the beginner and the advanced yogi with a much deeper insight in the wonderful world of yoga.”—Organic Spa magazine
“This thoughtful and beautifully written book . . . will take the average yogi to the next level.”—New Age Retailer