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One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, "Beautiful Losers" is Cohen s most defiant and uninhibited work. The novel centres upon the hapless members of a love triangle united by their sexual obsessions and by their fascination with Catherine Tekakwitha, the 17th-century Mohawk saint. By turns vulgar, rhapsodic, and viciously witty, "Beautiful Losers" explores each character s attainment of a state of self-abandonment, in which the sensualist cannot be distinguished from the saint."

Fun, energetic illustrations brighten page after page with the busy antics surrounding Sarah Jane. FIRST DAY JITTERS is an enchanting story that is sure to be treasured by anyone who has ever anticipated a first day of school. "Alanna and Arjuna moved down an amazing road of story and myth that truly enhances our yogic lessons. Some of the nuances of ethics, posture, breath, and meditation can only be touched through metaphor and mythology and we thank them for taking us on this journey." ---Rodney Yee, international yoga instructor"What I love most about this treasure of a book is that it faithfully reminds me of the roots behind our modern-day approach to yoga. I am truly grateful to Alanna and Arjuna for providing us with such a delightfully accessible handbook on the vibrant history of our practice." ---Rusty Wells, instructor & founder of the Urban Flow yoga studio"Myths of the Asanas has a lyrical essence that comes forth in its storytelling." ---Ana Forrest, founder of Forrest Yoga"Myths of the Asanas transports us to a world where gods and goddesses, saints, and enlightened animals serve as our teachers. Each story reminds us that underneath the many layers of difference, essentially we are One. These inspired tales have the power to transform and revolutionize your yoga." ---Mc Yogi, hip hop artist & yoga instructorPractitioners around the world reap the physical benefits of yoga, assuming poses and frequently calling them by their Sanskrit names. While many know that hanumanasana is named Beautiful Losers pdf after the deity Hanuman, few understand why this is the case. Behind each asana and its corresponding movements is an ancient story about a god, sage, or sacred animal, much like Aesop's fables or European folktales. Myths of the Asanas is an unprecedented retelling of these ancient storiesThe myths behind yoga's spiritual tradition have the power to help students of all levels realize their full potential. Meditating on the tolerance of trees while standing in tree pose can help one become more tolerant. Learning how the disfigured sage Astavakra came to be the teacher of a king can liberate us from anxieties about our external appearance and our self-imposed limitations. Marveling at Hanuman's devotion to Ram can serve as a source of spiritual strength and determination.With more than sixty beautiful illustrations to frame the stories, Myths of the Asanas will add a new dimension to your practice and study of yoga

Author: Leonard Cohen,
Number of Pages: 243 pages
Published Date: 05 Sep 2011
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publication Country: New York, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780679748250
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