Mark Forstater

The Spiritual Teachings of Yoga

The Spiritual Teachings of Yoga by Mark Forstater
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For readers of:EckhartTolle, Alan Watts, Joseph Campbell
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About the Book

Almost six thousand years old, Yoga is the world’s oldest form of physical and spiritual exercise. Its new popularity as a stress reducer, and as a form of physical fitness, does not illuminate the heart of the practice. The word “yoga” means union, and the goal is the complete integration of body, breath, mind, heart, and spirit.

The Spiritual Teachings of Yoga accessibly explains the radical philosophy behind yoga. These new, highly readable, versions of three important texts--the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutras and the Upanishads--provide a key to our self-awareness. By finding this inner truth we are able to develop confidence and strength, tranquillity and serenity, and to realise our limitless potential for happiness.

This book will enable you to add new depth and meaning to your practice, accessing the full potential and power of yoga to transform your life.

About the Author

Mark Forstater is a film, TV, radio and audio producer as well as the author of six non-fiction books. His most famous film production is Monty Python and The Holy Grail, but he has also made twenty nine other films in a career that has lasted for over 40 years.Forstater has written six books and audios on philosophy and spirituality, including . He has also produced an audio of the famous Chinese classic the Tao Te Ching, read by the late Sir Nigel Hawthorne. Mark Forstater was born in Philadelphia, USA, and moved to England in 1964 to attend Manchester University. After graduating from Temple University, Philadelphia in 1965 he returned to the UK and has lived in London ever since. After attending the London Film School he began making films in 1969. Mark’s interest in spiritual matters began in the early 1970s when he was introduced to the works of Confucius, Mencius, Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu. He was immediately inspired by Chinese philosophy, in particular Taoism. He is a member of the British Taoist Association, a group which aims to bring the authentic teachings of Taoism to the West. Mark Forstater’s self-cultivation practices include meditation, yoga, tai chi, as well as massage and self-massage. He has recently published The 7th Python. Mark has been married twice, has four children and three grandchildren.I Survived A Secret Nazi Extermination Camp ,The Spiritual Teachings of Yoga, The Spiritual Teachings of The Tao, The Spiritual Teachings of Marcus Aurelius and The Living Wisdom of Socrates

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