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Light On Yoga

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By BKS Iyengar. Large format yoga book features detailed photography, quality paper and binding.

Full of practical yoga instruction and philosophy, with more than 600 illustrations.

Over 200 yoga postures. Includes asana, pranayama, bandha and kriya, plus easy to understand discussion on yoga.

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Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar is a large format yoga book that features detailed photography, quality paper and binding. This publication is the magnum opus of yoga by BKS Iyengar, first published in English in 1965.

Light on Yoga is the fullest and most practical yoga book on the subject, with more than 600 illustrations, explaining in detail how to perform more than 200 yoga postures. It also introduces pranayamas, bandhas and kriyas, and has a good introductory discussion on yoga.

Part 1: 

What is Yoga?

Part 2:

Yogasanas, Bandha and Kriya

Part 3:

Hints and Cautions
Techniques and Effects of Pranayama

Appendix 1 Asana Courses
Appendix 2 Curative Asanas for Various Diseases

B.K.S. Iyengar has devoted his life to the practice and study of yoga.
It was B.K.S. Iyengar’s unique teaching style, bringing precision and clarity to the practice,
as well as a mindset of ‘yoga for all’, which has made it into the worldwide phenomenon it is today.

‘Light on Yoga’ is widely called ‘the bible of yoga’ and has served as the source
book for generations of yoga students around the world.
It is the classic text for all serious students of yoga.

Format: Paperback | 470 Pages

Dimensions: 210 mm X 200 mm X 30 mm 

Publication date: 2005

Author: BKS Iyengar

Publisher: Haper Colins

Publication City/ Country: London, Great Britan

Language: English

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