The Yoga Tradition
It's History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice
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A unique reference work from the foremost writer on Yoga today, THE YOGA TRADITION surveys the 5,000-year history of Hindy, Buddhistm, Jaina, and Sikh Yoga, featuring full and partial translations of numerous key scriptures and over 200 illustrations. It is considered the CLASSIC text on Yoga practice and history.
A thorough Compendium of Yoga History and Philosophy
This book is a must for every serious student of yoga, Feuerstein's scholarship is evident on every page. His knowledge of Sanskrit and yogic thought provides the reader with an authenticism not found in many modern yoga treatises. He offers source readings in each chapter which provide the reader with better understanding of the concepts and the history expounded in the chapter. For anyone who wants to know the what and why behind yoga philosophy, the Yoga Traditions provides the answer.