The Tree of Yoga, by B. K. S. Iyengar, is the classic guide to practice yoga in your daily life.
Summary of the Book
The Tree of Yoga discusses the essential elements of our daily lives which require our care. According to ancient yoga wisdom, we can lead a fulfilled once we comprehend and pay attention to each of these elements. This book includes the author’s wisdom on: yoga and health; childhood and parenthood; growing up and growing old; teachers and teaching; love and partnership; death; and faith, hope, and spirituality.
About B. K. S. Iyengar
Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar was an author and the founder of the Iyengar style of yoga. Some of his books on yoga are: Yog Dwara Swastha Jeevan, Light on Pranayama, Yoga Dipika, and Yoga for a World out of Balance. He was born to a poor Iyengar family. In his youth, Iyengar was heavily influenced by his brother-in-law, who was a yogi. Iyengar is most remembered for introducing yoga to the West, and he had started teaching it at the age of 18. In 1991, he was presented with the Padma Shri and in 2002, the Padma Bhushan. In 2004, Time magazine named him as one of the 100 most influential people.