ABOUT THE BOOK:
Any action done with beauty and purity and in complete harmony of body, mind and soul is art. In this way art elevates the artist. As yoga fulfills the essential need of art, it is an art. Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin; Iyengar turns his attention to the artistic interpretation of body, mind and soul through Yoga. The book highlights the artistic interpretation of the postures already mastered and is the next stage in the practice of Yoga.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar (14 December 1918 - 20 August 2014), better known as B.K.S. Iyengar, was the founder of the style of yoga known as "Iyengar Yoga" and was considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world. He was the author of many books on yoga practice and philosophy including Light on Yoga, Light on Pranayama, Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and Light on Life. Iyengar was one of the earliest students of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, who is often referred to as "the father of modern yoga". He has been credited with popularizing yoga, first in India and then around the world. Iyengar was awarded the Padma Shri in 1991, the Padma Bhushan in 2002 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2014. 5 6 In 2004, Iyengar was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.