Top 5 Books that recommend Yogic lifestyle


“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self!” – Bhagavad Gita.

In times we are living – stress, anxiety, unbalanced diet, unhealthy lifestyles, etc., are some of the common modern-day issues today. Many feel Yoga is either physical exercises or a one-hour yoga mat activity, but in truth, it’s all about simple lifestyle choices that encompass physical, mental and spiritual health. Hence, to make it easier for beginners, Yoga lovers and practitioners out there, we’ve put together the top 5 books that recommend Yogic lifestyle and holistic choices that have been a transformative tool for many so far. Read along to know more:

12 yogic principles for making marriages work

1) The 12 Yogic Principles for Making Marriages Work by Hansaji J. Yogendra (Author)

  • One of the leading exponents of holistic living through Yoga, Hansaji J. Yogendra addresses various liaison issues faced by couples, both young and old. She provides invaluable and practical insights on how to build conviction, foster love, understanding and friendship through Yoga.

  •  12 Yogic Principles shares practices to deal with marital issues unique to India and exhibits how the physiological and psychological effects of Yoga can help a duo understand each other well, and reinforce their relationship.

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2) Yoga For All: Discovering the True Essence of Yoga by Hansaji J. Yogendra

  • Often, Yoga is associated with the physical practices such as Asanas, Kriyas, and Pranayamas, but in Yoga for All, Hansaji revisits the idea of Yoga and presents it in an all-inclusive role where the person is considered in totality.

  • The book makes Yoga easy for all irrespective of gender, body type, ability or age. The pictorial representations of different Yoga postures are superlative with easy-to-follow instructions to suit all kinds of Yoga practitioners.

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3) Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Talks by Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra& Smt. Hansaji by Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra and Smt. Hansaji Yogendra (Authors)

  • This book depicts the integration of moral and transcendent values within the physical practices of Yoga, which is the exceptional contribution of Yoga gurus, Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra & Hansaji J. Yogendra.

  • This book is an educational journey of holistic wellness of the body, mind, and spirit. It has a unique quality of presenting complex topics in a simplified, scientific and spiritual manner so that Pantanjali‘s esoteric yogic philosophies can be available and useful to all age groups.


 4) THE CALL OF YOGA: The Life and Mission of Dr. Jayadeva & Hansaji Yogendra by Subba Rao (Author)

  • The Call of Yoga proposes the development of a particular form of yogic subjectivity favourable to thriving within contemporary, neoliberal urban society that at once provides stress, relief, and meaningful social experience.

  • From a Yoga practitioner’s perspective, these experiences as they are related in The Call of Yoga amount to the highest human potential and embodied liberation.

5) Yoga For Youngsters by Hansaji Yogendra Jayadeva (Author)

  • Typically, studies, competitions, making and preserving friends, following rules and being disciplined can result in stress and strain. In this book, you will find not only different yogic techniques but also concepts elucidated with the help of stories and games, to make learning exciting and enjoyable.

  • From learning how to handle circumstances and people with tact to getting rid of malevolence, the book helps you open your heart to peace, contentment, and attainment. This book will help you discover the new healthy lifestyle through Yoga.

Today, every one of us is looking at solutions to lead a peaceful and harmonious life. We hope these 5 books will come handy and directs your life more towards a healthier and holistic path.

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  • Hetal Dilip Sejpal
    Posted at 05:21h, 12 October Reply

    Looking forward for a yoga teacher for home visit to teach me yoga as I have gone through multiple surgeries and am on long medication since 12years

  • Tractors
    Posted at 11:29h, 14 October Reply

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