Sources on or by B.K.S. Iyengar

Yoga, The Iyengar Way (Silva, Mira, Shyam Mehta)

Light on Yoga (B.K.S. Iyengar)

Light on Life (B.K.S. Iyengar)

Sources on Philosophy

The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali (Chip Hartranft)

Wisdom of No Escape (Pema Chodron)

One City: A Declaration of Interdependence (Ethan Nichtern)

Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior (Chogyam Trungpa)

Cutting Spiritual Materialism (Chogyam Trungpa)

Sources on Science

Yoga Anatomy (Leslie Kaminoff)

The Architecture and Design of Man and Woman (Alexander Tsiaras and Barry Worth)

The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga (Ray Long)

Taking Root to Fly (Irene Dowd)

Science of the Breath: A Practical Guide (Rama, Ballentine, and Hymes)

The Breathing Book (Donna Farhi)

A Dancer’s Guide to Healthy Eating (Rebecca Dietzel)

Sources on Humanities

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born, It’s Grown. Here’s How, by Daniel Coyle

Hamlet’s Blackberry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age, by William Powers

Sources on Art

The Artist’s Way, by Julia Cameron

 Interaction of Colors, by Josef Albers



Krista Tippett’s On Being


The Zen Parable of the Empty Cup

One day, a student came to a famous Zen master and asked to be instructed in the teachings of Zen Buddhism. The master invited him to sit and proceeded to discuss the important aspects of Zen. “First, let us understand the idea of emptiness,” said the master. But the student said, “Oh, I already know about emptiness.” The master said, “Let us then begin with the principles of meditation.” But the student said, “I already know how to meditate.” Finally, the master suggested a cup of tea. When the tea was ready, he poured it into the student’s cup. When the cup was full, the master continued pouring so that the cup was overflowing and the tea spilled all over. “Stop!” shouted the student, “You can’t pour tea into a full cup!” The master said “That’s right. Go away and come back when your cup is empty.”


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