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Heart Yoga The Sacred Marriage of Yoga and Mysticism

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ISBN-10: 1556438974

ISBN-13: 9781556438974

Edition: 2010

Authors: Andrew Harvey, Karuna Erickson, Rodney Yee

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InHeart Yoga,renowned spiritual writer and Sacred Activist Andrew Harvey and longtime yoga teacher Karuna Erickson present a vision of hatha yoga practice that links ancient spiritual traditions to contemporary life. Including excerpts of poetic sacred writing from mystical sages through the ages, the book reminds readers that the purpose of yoga is not to improve one's physical health or even to achieve peace of mind (although these results may be achieved along the way), but to reach a state of unity with the divine, the goal of mystics from all traditions. With detailed descriptions and photographs of fifty yoga poses and their alchemical effects on the body and consciousness,Heart…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 5/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Andrew Harvey is the author of "Son of Man" (named one of "Publishers Weekly's" Best Books of 1998) & the bestsellers "The Journey to Ladakh" & "Hidden Journey". With Sogyal Rinpoche, he coauthored "The Tibetan Book of Living & Dying". He lives with his husband, photographer Eryk Hanut, in Nevada near the Mojave Desert.

Brian Gerkey is Director of Open Source Development at Willow Garage. Before joining Willow Garage, he was a Computer Scientist in the Artificial Intelligence Center at SRI, and before that, a postdoc in the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford University. Prior to working on ROS, Brian was founder and co-lead developer on the open source Player Project (http:/ /playerstage.sf.net), which still produces one of the most widely-used software platforms for robotics research and education.For his work on Player and ROS, Brian was named one of the top 35 innovators under 35 (TR35) by the MIT Technology Review in 2011. Brian has presented at numerous robotics conferences over the last 10…    

Foreword
Introduction
Preparing for the Practice of Heart Yoga
The Mystical Body
Heart Yoga: The Sacred Marriage of Yoga and Mysticism
The Joy of Transcendence
The Joy of Creation
The Joy of Love for All Beings
The Joy of Tantra
The Joy of Service
A Prayer
Karuna's and Andrew's Journey to Heart Yoga
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
About the Authors