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    Title: Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom
    Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
    Publisher: Harmony/Rodale
    Publication Date: September 19, 2006
    Genre: Non-fiction, Yoga, Self-help
    Pages: 304
    ISBN: 9781594865244

    Summary:
    “Light on Life” is a comprehensive guide to the yogic journey, written by B.K.S. Iyengar, one of the world’s leading teachers of yoga. The book explores the yogic goal of integrating the different parts of the self (body, emotions, mind, and soul) and the role that yoga postures and breathing techniques play in achieving wholeness, inner peace, and ultimate freedom. Iyengar shares stories from his own life, humor, and examples from modern culture to illustrate the profound gifts that yoga offers.

    Content:
    The book is divided into seven chapters, each focusing on a different aspect of the yogic journey:

    1. The Inward Journey: Iyengar introduces the concept of the yogic journey and the importance of integrating the different parts of the self.
    2. Stability-The Physical Body (Asana): Iyengar discusses the role of physical postures (asanas) in achieving stability and balance.
    3. Vitality-The Energy Body (Prana): Iyengar explores the role of breath and energy in achieving vitality and well-being.
    4. Clarity-The Mental Body (Manas): Iyengar discusses the role of the mind and mental clarity in achieving inner peace.
    5. Wisdom-The Intellectual Body (Vijnana): Iyengar explores the role of intellectual understanding and wisdom in achieving ultimate freedom.
    6. Bliss-The Divine Body: Iyengar discusses the role of spiritual practices and the pursuit of bliss in achieving ultimate freedom.
    7. Living in Freedom: Iyengar shares practical tips and techniques for applying yogic principles in daily life.

    Impact:
    The book has been widely praised for its comprehensive and accessible approach to the yogic journey. It has been credited with helping readers to achieve a deeper understanding of yoga and its benefits for physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

    Reception:
    The book has received positive reviews from readers and critics alike, with many praising its engaging writing style and insightful guidance on the yogic journey.

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    [3] https://books.google.com/books/about/Light_on_Life.html?id=ocjoiSa6eZ0C
    [4] https://www.amazon.com/Light-Life-Journey-Wholeness-Ultimate/dp/1594865248

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