Lighting the Lamp of Wisdom by John Ittner
A Week Inside a Yoga Ashram (Week Inside...)

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A friendly encounter with the spiritual life of three different ashrams, with a helpful glossary of the yoga and meditation practices encountered there. Part guidebook, part spiritual memoir, Ittner invites us to journey with him toward enlightenment.

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Ittner teaches at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in New York City.
Published July 1, 2002 by SkyLight Paths. 224 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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The sets of postures that many Americans know as yoga are only one part of a comprehensive system of mind-body training, which Ittner outlines by explaining key concepts and activities that characterize yoga practice.

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Dr. David Frawley, director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies, writes in the foreword to this book that "the basic idea behind any ashram is that of satsanga, or th...

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