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An Introduction to Yuktabhavadeva of Bhavadeva Mishra

(ISBN-81-901176-8-8) Edited by Dr. M. L. Gharote and Dr Vijay Kant Jha The Lonavla Yoga Institute has been working on this critical edition of Yuktabhavadeva of Bhavadeva Misra for the last three years and its subsequent publication makes a valuable … Continue reading

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Hatharatnavali by Srinivasayogi

(ISBN-81-901176-96) The Hatharatnavali of Srinivasayogi is a little known but nevertheless important text on Hatha yoga. It was first published in 1982 in an edition by M Vekata Reddy but since that time additional copies of the manuscript have been … Continue reading

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Siddha-siddhanta-paddhati of Goraksanatha

(ISBN 81-901617-1-7 ), Critically edited by: Dr. M. L. Gharote & Dr. G. K. Pai, with english translation, transliteration, footnote, index, glossary etc. Salient Feature: ‘For a student of Yoga, Hathayoga provides the practical ground.  The tradition of hathayoga is … Continue reading

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Siddha-siddhanta-paddhati of Goraksanatha

(ISBN 81-901617-1-7 ), Critically edited by: Dr. M. L. Gharote & Dr. G. K. Pai, with english translation, transliteration, footnote, index, glossary etc. Salient Feature: ‘For a student of Yoga, Hathayoga provides the practical ground.  The tradition of hathayoga is … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Yuktabhavadeva of Bhavadeva Mishra

(ISBN-81-901176-8-8) Edited by Dr. M. L. Gharote and Dr Vijay Kant Jha The Lonavla Yoga Institute has been working on this critical edition of Yuktabhavadeva of Bhavadeva Misra for the last three years and its subsequent publication makes a valuable … Continue reading

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Hatharatnavali by Srinivasayogi

(ISBN-81-901176-96) The Hatharatnavali of Srinivasayogi is a little known but nevertheless important text on Hatha yoga. It was first published in 1982 in an edition by M Vekata Reddy but since that time additional copies of the manuscript have been … Continue reading

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Kumbhaka Paddhati or Science of Pranayama (second edition)

Edited by Dr M.L. Gharote & Paramil Devnath with Foreword by Dr BKS Iyengar. Another gem from the Lonavla Yoga Institute! Very little is known about the literature on pranayama and so far Kumbhaka Paddhati is the only ‘ancient’ text … Continue reading

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Haţhapradîpikâ Of svâtmârâma (10 chapters)

Haţha-(Yoga)-pradîpikâ of svâtmârâma Yogendra has been a great influence on many students of Yoga. It has previously only ever been available in four or five chapters, though it was known that the original Hatha-Pradîpikâ contained ten chapters. Last year Dr.M.L. … Continue reading

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The Encyclopedia of Traditional Asanas

 (ISBN- ISBN–81-901617-2-5)  The Encyclopedia of Traditional Asanas costitutes the following:     * Approximately 900 titles of asanas, a good number of which are so far unheard of;     * 1100 techniques and illustrations of asanas;     * 200 authoritative and … Continue reading

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