The Goddess Pose

The Goddess Pose

The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West

Book - 2015
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Biography of Indra Devi, a European woman who, over the course of her century-long life, helped introduce yoga to the U.S.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780307593511
0307593517
0307477444
9780307477446
Characteristics: 322 pages ; 22 cm

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writermala
Sep 27, 2015

"The Goddess Pose," is billed as the story of Indra Devi,who helped bring Yoga to the West. Indra Devi however turns out to be much more. She is an "activator," who activates and quickens things wherever she goes. Either as a result of her presence or by coincidence, she is in the middle of historic events for almost a century (she lived to be over a 100) and the author has described these events in a very interesting manner. All this makes for great reading - even I who grew up in India learned a lot about Yoga Masters and "God-men" of that country from this book.

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janerl
Jun 28, 2015

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