Householder Yoga Comic Book

Dhyana --with concentration comes knowledge.

To let go is to overcome ego, Sakshibhava.

Pranayama gives rise to Jnana.

These tasty excerpts are from Yoga at Home, a 1997 comic book published by the Yoga Institute in Mumbai. Check out the whole dang book right here.

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TAGS — comics, householder, Indiaspora, yoga

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Sat 10 Mar 2007 at 09:45PM

gbSk

good stuff. between this post and my daily trips on the tokyo metro it has become more apparent now than ever....
'comic books are not just for kids'

Sun 11 Mar 2007 at 07:56AM

Spiros Antonopoulos

Speaking of the Tokyo Metro, I love that the man-purse is taking off.

Sun 11 Mar 2007 at 10:55PM

gbSk

thanx for the heads up on the 'man purse'
i gotta run out and grab one today as i am without
no wonder why everybody on the train is staring at me
i thought it was the perpetual lost look on my face
and the dark circles under my eyes
tell tale signs of the modern urban yoga teacher

Wed 28 Mar 2007 at 11:12AM

Antonio Lopez

These remind me of the old zine, Dharma Combat in which the balloons of Japanese comics were filled with existential philosophy. Nothing beats the graphics, though.

Wed 05 Dec 2007 at 02:28AM

Amol Deshmukh

These remind me of the old zine, Dharma Combat in which the balloons of Japanese comics were filled with existential philosophy. Nothing beats the graphics, though.

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