Recommended Reading




Ayurveda and the Mind: The Healing of Consciousness - David-Frawley

Inner Tantric Yoga: Working with the Universal Shakti: Secrets of Mantras, Deities, and Meditation- Dr. David Frawley

The Deeper Dimension of Yoga: Theory and Practice - Georg Feuerstein

Tantra: Path of Ecstasy - Georg Feuerstein

Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution - Dr. Robert Svoboda

Four Chapters on Freedom: Commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Yoga and Psychotherapy: The Evolution of Consciousness - Swami Rama, Swami Ajaya and Rudolpy Ballentine

At the Eleventh Hour: The biography of Swami Rama - Pandit Rajmani Tigunait


Yoga Anatomy: - Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews

Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness - Erich Schiffmann

Asanas: 608 Yoga Poses - Dharma Mittra


200 Hr Required Reading

The Heart of Yoga - T.K.V. Desikachar

Yoga and Ayurveda - David Frawley

Trail Guide to the body - Andrew Biel 5th edition


300 Hr Required Reading

Kundalini-Tantra - Satyananda Saraswati

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika - Swami Muktibodhananda

The Path of Fire and Light Vol 1 - Swami Rama

Trail Guide to the body - Andrew Biel 5th edition




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Swami Rama was an Indian yogi. He is known for being one of the first yogis to allow himself to be studied by Western scientists. An accomplished yogi, founder of the Himalayan Institute and a prolific author.

Dr. Robert Svoboda is an author and ayurvedic who gives lectures and courses around the world. He is considered an expert on ayurveda, tantra and Eastern religion.

Dr. David Frawley is an American Hindu teacher and author, who has written more than thirty books on topics such as the Vedas, Hinduism, Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedic astrology. He is the founder and director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which offers educational information on Yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, and Vedic astrology. Frawley is mentioned as one of the main Yoga teachers of Deepak Chopra and David Simon in their book, the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga.

Dr. Douglas Brooks is a scholar of Hinduism, south Asian languages, and the comparative study of religions. Currently Professor of Religion at the University of Rochester, he holds both Masters and his doctoral degrees from Harvard University.

The Bihar School of Yoga is an internationally acclaimed school of Yoga founded by Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Situated on the banks of the Ganges, located at the top of hillock in the town of Munger in the Indian state of Bihar. Bihar School of Yoga imparts traditional vedantic, tantric and yogic teachings in conjunction with contemporary physical and mental health sciences.

Gary Kraftsow has been a pioneer in the transmission of yoga for health, healing and personal transformation for over 30 years. He began his study of yoga in India with T.K.V. Desikachar, in 1974.

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