If We have to practice something then firstly We should get some knowledge of it. So the best way to get the knowledge is by reading books of that specific field or area. Today we are celebrating International Yoga Day so We will discuss here the Best Yoga Books which should read to get proper knowledge of yoga. Below We have given the best yoga books in order of beginner to expert respectively.
1. Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha by Swami Satyananda Saraswati
For beginners, This book is really helpful. Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha has been recognized as top best selling yoga book worldwide till now. This book has the step by step guide to learn yoga manual according to the level beginner, medium & expert. The book was published by Bihar School of yoga in August 2013. The book contains 544 pages. The book explains different types of mudras, pranayama, bandha techniques. All the techniques are explained in simple language as everyone either student or a teacher can understand the content easily.
2. Light on Yoga: The Classic Guide to Yoga by the World's Foremost Authority
The book Light on Yoga written by well known Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar. This classic collection of yoga techniques is highly recommended for all yoga lovers. The book is published by Thorson's publications in 2015. This book has a very easy language to understand all yoga manuals for beginners. The book has Paperback binding & contains 544 pages.
3. Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
This book is very useful for yoga learners & instructors that are teaching yoga to others. This book has super quality content of yoga asanas, vinyasas, and techniques. In this book, you can learn yoga with full full-color anatomical illustrations and the information is given in this book is very vast & deep. The author of the book "Yoga Anatomy", Leslie Kaminoff is an international yoga expert & yoga teacher also. The publisher of the book is Human Kinetics Publishers. The book has paperback binding & contains 288 pages.
4. Yoga and Kriya: A Systematic Course in the Ancient Tantric Techniques
Most comprehensive text on yoga is there in this book of Yoga. This book is meant for professional yoga practitioners & yoga teachers. The book has a complete course in the world of yoga. All the aspects are there in the book with detail. This book is a complete course of 36 different lessons of yoga. The author of the book is Swami Satyananda Saraswati. In 1956, Swami Ji founded the International Yoga Fellowship and in 1963, He founded the Bihar School of Yoga. Swami Ji has written 80 books on yoga till date. This book has a Hardcover binding & contains 957 pages.
5. Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Muktibodhananda Swami
Hatha Yoga Pradipika book is helpful for the person who practices it achieve spiritual happiness. This book shares the spiritual knowledge of yoga. The book has different parts, Each will teach you the different advantage of the yoga. The book has Sanskrit text with their full meanings. The book is written by Muktibodhananda Swami. Swami was born in Australia and at the age of 17, he moved to India. In India, He learned Yoga techniques from his guru, Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Hatha Yoga Pradipika has Paperback binding & contains 645 pages.