The Secret Power of Yoga: A Woman's Guide to the Heart and Spirit of the Yoga Sutras

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In The Secret Power of Yoga, Nischala Joy Devi guides the listener to the heart and spirit of Yoga by offering a commentary on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras that emanates from an intuitive, feminine, heart-centered approach. Unlocking the secrets of this sacred text, The Secret Power of Yoga views consciousness as residing not only in the mind, but re-establishes the ancient wisdom that recognizes the essential role of the heart. Woven throughout this 6 CD, abridged audiobook are 7 hours of commentary, stories and guided experiences focusing on Asthaanga Yoga, the Eight-Faceted Path. Featuring new stories exclusive to this audiobook edition, Nischala's clear, warm-hearted perspective breathes new life into the Yoga Sutras, and helps the listener to integrate the sacred jewels of these ancient teachings.

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Nischala is a master teacher and healer. For over 30 years she has been highly respected as an international advocate for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. She was graced to study with Yoga masters in US, India and worldwide and was a monastic disciple of the world renowned Yogiraj Sri Swami Satchidananda and spent over 25 years receiving his direct guidance and teachings. During her time in the monastery she began to blend western medicine with yoga and meditation. She then offered her expertise in developing the yoga portion of The Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease where she subsequently served for seven years as Director of Stress Management. She also co-founded the award-winning Commonweal Cancer Help Program.

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“This sweetly voiced explication of the Yoga Sutras is disarming in its simplicity . . . I read it smiling.” —Sylvia Boorstein, author of Pay Attention, for Goodness’ Sake: The Buddhist Path of Kindness

“A dynamic new interpretation . . . that will make this wonderful ancient teaching accessible to modern readers and useful in their daily life.”
—David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri), author of Yoga and Ayurveda

“Truly life changing. A book to be read again and again.”
—Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., P.T., author of A Year of Living Your Yoga

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