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Poetry of Yoga #1: The Poetry of Yoga: Light Pouring from Pensby Hawah
Synopses & Reviews
Hafiz, Gibran, Neruda, Rumi . . . their yoga mats were blank pieces of paper; they did asana with pencils between their fingers; their pranayama was inverted metaphor; and their Samadhi was uninhibited, naked poetry. Yoga is a journey, an intricate dance of mind, body, breath, and spirit. It is cultivation of self-awareness through reflection. The Poetry of Yoga is an ecstatic gathering of poetry written by some of the most accomplished and well-known spiritual teachers of our time. Poems are set in the following yogic themes: compassion, desire, freedom, transformation, and service. A book all yoga practitioners cherish and return to over and over for nourishment and inspiration.
About the Author
Hawah is a yoga teacher, poet, and activist. Cofounder of One Common Unity, a peace education nonprofit, he is a popular instructor at yoga studios worldwide. Dubbed an inspiring young leader to watch” by Interfaith Voices, his documentary Fly by Light releases in 2014. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Shiva Rea is a yogini fire-keeper, sacred activist, global adventurer, and leading innovator in the evolution of prana flow yoga. She lives in Venice, CA.
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