Title:Tirthankarasana: A Work on Jaina Yoga
Author:Shantilal D. Parakh
Publisher:Motilal Banarsidass Publishers
Remarks:B&W Photography and Bibliography.
Size:145 x 222 mm
The purpose of this book is not only to show the proper procedures of doing the poses, but also to spread light on dhydna, mantra, and japa, and remember the kindness and grace showered upon us by great saints and svamis. The writer is an accomplished mediator. The insights and essences he realized during many years of meditation have been published for the benefit of fortunate readers. The benefits of this book will be self-evident as you delve deeper into yogic practices. In this book on Jain Yoga, some poses are totally new while others have been dealt with in other works on yoga. The poses are named both traditionally and with the names of the Tirthaitkaras. For each asana, mantras are given to deepen the engagement with the poses on physical, mental, and spiritual levels.
Shantilal D. Parakh is an internationally known yoga teacher, reflexologies, metaphysician and healer. He served for many years as the Vice-Chair of the International Mahavir Jain Mission, having been appointed directly by the Chair and Founder, Acharya Sushil Kumar. Though he was educated in the sciences from the ITT Bombay, he has been practicing yoga for over 50 years and has been reading palms and working on the hands and feet for over 45 years. Shand has also won championships in Hatha Yoga.