Experiencing Jewish Wisdom Through Classic PosturesBook - 2004
This highly original book introduces a fascinating new approach toyoga and Torah by combining the practice of classic yoga postureswith traditional and mystical Jewish wisdom. Each chapter begins bypresenting a central Jewish spiritual concept that engages readersof all faiths on a personal level. It offers an in-depthexploration of the concept, quoting and commenting on sacred Jewishtexts from the Pentateuch (Five Books of Moses) and other sources.It then guides its readers with mastery and clarity through ameditation and a set of fundamental yoga postures--clearlyillustrated by beautiful photographs--for both beginning andadvanced yoga students. The Torah concept is actualized andexperienced through the practice of these postures. TorahYoga helps to heighten awareness of body, mind, and spirit'itilluminates the heart of Jewish wisdom.
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint c2004
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 296.72 B623t 2004
Characteristics: xxv, 165 p. : ill. ; 28 cm