Hatha Yoga: The Hidden Language: Symbols, Secrets, and Metaphor
Author: Swami Sivananda Radha
Publisher: Timeless Books
Release Date: January 01, 1996
In Hatha Yoga: The Hidden Language, Swami Radha explains the broader nature and purpose of the yoga asanas. Using 22 classical postures, she delves into symbolism and metaphor to show how each posture is like a symbolic gesture that creates a specific effect on the mind. She invites yoga students and teachers to use reflection and visualization in their own practice to discover the psychological and mystical benefits of Hatha Yoga and gain a deep appreciation of the power of yoga as a tool for self-transformation.
For instruction in this type of yoga, also available are audiocassettes: Introduction to Hidden Language and in the Hidden Language Series: Eagle & Cock, Mountain & Headstand, Shavasana, Tortoise & Fish, Triangle & Shoulderstand.