About the Book:
The Sanskrit glossary contains a wealth of definitions of yoga and it's related topics,philosophies,yogic traditions and concepts.It is designed to aid yoga practitioners who seek the deeper meaning of yoga's symbols and metaphoric language.It may be utilized as a guide for understanding the precision and subtle association of Sanskrit words found in yoga publications. The Sanskrit glossary,with English translation,reveals the deep significance of yogic terms through word structure,meaning,scriptural references and original Devanagari script.Selected pictures illustrate the text. Swami Yogakanti (MAPhil)(BYB),(MPhil)(Syd) has been studying,teaching and lecturing on yoga for the past thirty years. She was initiated into poorna sannyasa by Swami Satyananda in 1980,and since 1984 she has been based in Bihar School of Yoga,Munger,undergoing yogic and sanyasa training. Yoga Philosophy and the study of Sanskrit have been areas of special interest and Swami Yogakanti continues to contribute her extensive knowledge to many of the ashram publications.