Start your review of Practical Yoga Psychology Write a review Nov 01, Johannes Bertus rated it really liked it I hesitated quite some time before reading this book, because in my experience books on yoga often tend to be tedious collections of Sanskrit anatomical terms and skandhas. I am one of those people who would rather spend time on a mat than read about it. But was I pleasantly surprised once I got into this one - the text is clear, easy and above all useful. I would recommend this book even to yogis who are not that partial to philosophy or psychology. The title is somewhat misleading though - the I hesitated quite some time before reading this book, because in my experience books on yoga often tend to be tedious collections of Sanskrit anatomical terms and skandhas. One of the most enlightening yoga books I have read.
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No customer reviews yet. The other question we face is how we can improve our personal experience and our interactions with society, so that we live a happy, harmonious and helpful life. For thousands of years yoga has been addressing these questions and supplying the answers to them. Practical Yoga Psychology is an attempt to simply blend the teachings of yoga with those of psychology, psychiatry and other branches of Western science to give us an overview of the human personality, an idea of where we are going, and guidelines to proceed on our journey.
About the Author: Dr. Rishi Vivekananda has been a physician for 45 years, and a consultant psychiatrist for 40 years. During most of that time, he has taken a keen interest in ways to integrate the ancient eastern techniques of yoga with the modern knowledge of the mind, the functioning of the body, and healing. He has also studied yoga in its role as a system of evolving the quality of the human personality.
Since his initiation into poorna sannyasa by Swami career as a consultant psychiatrist in private practice in Australia, but between and he moved around the world as a sannyasin, especially in India and the Americas. During those years he taught and learn about the synergy between yoga and science, and has become known worldwide as a knowledgeable and informative speaker and workshop director, whose humour and ease of communication make his programs entertaining as well as enlightening.
He was initiated into rishi sannyasa by Swami Niranjanananda in , and since March , Rishi Vivekananda has been again on a world lecture tour, currently spending three months of the year in Australia, and the rest of the time teaching in India, Europe and the Americas. Detailed Product Info:.
Practical Yoga Psychology
Practical Yoga Psychology by Rishi Vivekananda