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Health, Healing, and Beyond

Health, Healing, and Beyond

Yoga and the Living Tradition of T. Krishnamacharya

T.K.V. Desikachar and R. H. Cravens; Foreword by Michael Lerner; Afterword by C. Subramaniam

North Point Press

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The much-sought-after, greatly beloved exploration of the work of Krishnamacharya, teacher of many of twentieth-century yoga's greatest and most influential exponents, Health, Healing, and Beyond is filled with deep wisdom—an indispensable guide to the philosophy, principles, and limitless possibilities of yoga. First published in 1998, it is now available again to yogis, students, and teacher trainees everywhere.

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Health, Healing and Beyond

CHAPTER ONE
THE FIRE THAT DISPELS DARKNESS
Whatever place, whatever time, the ancestors have framed Yoga practices to suit them all. Only the attitudes and circumstances...

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T.K.V. Desikachar and R. H. Cravens; Foreword by Michael Lerner; Afterword by C. Subramaniam

T.K.V. Desikachar, Krishnamacharya's son and longtime student, is one of the world's foremost teachers of yoga. A renowned authority on the therapeutic uses of yoga, he is the founder of the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram and the cofounder of the Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation, both of which are based in Chennai.

R.H. Cravens was born in Salinas, Kansas, in 1940. His early career included stints at the Associated Press and Time/Life Books, as well as speechwriting for the United Nations. He had a long affiliation with the fine art photography publisher Aperture, as both a writer and a contributing editor. Cravens died in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in April 2009.

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