Suggested readings

A Work in Progress


  • Sir John Woodroffe (Arthur Avalon). All works.
    The Serpent Power: The Serets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga. Dover Publications NY 1974.
    The Garland of Letters. Studies in the Mantra-Sastra. Ganesh and Company 6th ed Madras 1974.
    Shakti and Shakta.
  • Mircea Eliade. All works.
    Yoga: Immortality and Freedom (trans. Willard R. Trask). Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2009
    Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2004
    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion (trans. Willard R. Trask). Harper Torchbooks, New York, 1961
  • Parahansa Yogananda. Autobiography of a Yogi. First published in 1946.
  • Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki. An Introduction to Zen Buddhism.
  • Alan W. Watts. The Way of Zen.
  • Leslie Kaminoff. Yoga Anatomy. Human Kinetics; 2 edition. 2011.
  • B. K. S. Iyengar. Light on Yoga: Yoga Dipika. Schocken; Revised edition. 1995.
  • B. K. S. Iyengar. Light on Pranayama: The Yogic Art of Breathing. The Crossroad Publishing Company. 1985.
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
  • David H. Coulter. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners. Body and Breath. 2010.