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Roots of Yoga

By: James Mallinson,Mark Singleton
Narrated by: Julian Elfer
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The first single, reliable collection of primary material from the source traditions of yoga.

Despite the immense popularity of yoga today, there is surprisingly little knowledge of its roots among practitioners. This book brings together, for the first time, the core teachings of yoga in the words of their authors, rather than in the secondary versions of modern interpreters. Including key passages from the Upanishads, the Buddhist and Jaina traditions, the yoga sections of the Indian Tantras, and many texts that are being critically translated for the first time, Roots of Yoga provides a comprehensive and immediate insight into the essential texts of the Indian traditions of yoga. This book is a first stop for anyone wishing to learn more than they are told at their yoga class and an indispensable resource for serious yoga practitioners and teachers.

©2017 James Mallinson and Mark Singleton (P)2021 Tantor

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  • Denise J. Mills
  • 20-06-21

Unlistenable

So very disappointing!

The book is read like an academic research paper.
Just a list of referenced string of thoughts tied together.

What is worse is the narrator recites EVERY reference - so a sentence is constantly interrupted with recited numbers.

Horrible - save your money!

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