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How These Recommendations Came About?
Shepherd is a site that contains recommendations about books about a variety of domains. The recommendations are given by experts that wrote books in a certain field; each such expert recommends five books in a very concise format (in return, Shepherd advertises one of the expert’s books). I was asked by this site to recommend books in my field of expertise – (guess what is it…) – yoga.
Selecting five books about yoga was a really hard task since I had to leave out many books I like. I am a student and teacher at the Iyengar school, hence I included two B.K.S. Iyengar’s books – they are the two that made the largest impact on my life and gave me so much guidance and inspiration. I included a commentary on the Yoga Sutras since I think that philosophy is an essential part of the study of yoga. In addition to yoga, I study and practice Buddhism and this adds a deep dimension to my life, so I included two inspiring books by Buddhist teachers.
You can read my recommendations here,