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How to be Healthy with Yoga by Sonya Richmond

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Title: How to be Healthy with Yoga
Author: Sonya Richmond
Year of Publication: 1962
Publisher: Bell Publishing Company, Inc.
Length: 158 Pages & 47,543 Words
Status: Public Domain in the United States and countries following the rule of the shorter term.

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List of Illustrations

1 What Yoga can do

2 Relaxation and stretching

3 Tension and emotional stress

4 Insomnia, neurasthenia, and fatigue

5 Constipation and indigestion

6 Backache and aching legs due to bad posture

7 Lumbago and sciatica

8 Asthma, bronchitis and hay fever

9 Arthritis and rheumatism

10 Obesity and the improvement of the figure

11 Diet

12 Female disorders

13 Headaches, eyestrain and stiff neck

14 Stomach, kidney and liver complaints

Extract of book:

What Yoga can do

Yoga at last is coming into its own in the Western world. After many years of being dismissed as a bizarre cult attractive only to eccentrics, it is today recognized as a fundamental art and skill. More than that, many of its most bitter opponents, people who were among the first to cry down Yogic culture, have now embraced it as a way of life.

The ancients who formulated the science of Yoga were way ahead of us in our modern world of stress and hurry. Recognizing, thousands of years ago, man’s basic need for discipline to counteract the physical and spiritual deterioration caused by the mere fight for survival, they evolved a science which is at once as ancient as India herself and as modern as the space age.

The law of Yoga is the law of Life. Yoga embodies the secrets of successful living and combines profound and age-old truths with a way of life acceptable to the modern mind. It was evolved from the Veda, one of the most ancient scriptural books known to mankind in which Indian saints and sages taught that the Universe is one and that all religions are paths ascending the same mountain towards Eternal Truth. The great modern saint, Sri Ramakrishna, is often quoted as saying, ‘As many faiths, so many paths.’

But Yoga is not a religion, nor is it a mystic cult. It is a Hindu system of philosophic meditation and asceticism designed to effect the reunion of the devotee’s soul with God. It is a philosophy which integrates the individual life and the world surrounding us to achieve a basic harmony and equilibrium in the heart and mind of man.

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