This is a compact and yet a complete book on the ancient Indian wisdom of yoga — the science of health and physical well-being, of mental concentration, the dhyana, and serenity. It is a happy blend of the philosophy of yoga, which the author discusses briefly, and how the practice of yoga can be adopted in everyday life to provide the natural and easy way to take care of oneself at every age, to add zest and youthfulness to our lives.
The focus of the book is practical. All physical elements of yoga are described and the methods and techniques of performing the various asanas, yogic kriyas and mudras explained with the help of photographs. The language is simple and lucid.
"A wonderful book... indispensable for those who wish to know the practical side as well as the correct theory of Yoga." — Voice of Man
Dr. K S Joshi is a protagonist of yogic science and culture in India. He is the Head of the Department of Yogic Sciences at Sagar University, India, and has done substantial research on the effects of yoga on body and mind. A consultant as well as a yoga expert at Swami Kuvalayananda Scientific Institute for Yoga Research, Lonavala, Dr. Joshi the author of Yogic Pranayama, has published many research papers and is an internationally acknowledged authority on Yoga.