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div id description_text_headlines class margin bottom Poses of peace One photographers meditation on the essence of yoga Its taken yoga several thousand years to make the journey from a handful of monasteries dotting the Himalayas to the yoga studios popping up everywhere Whether bathing with holy men in the Ganges or joining the chorus of a thousand voices chanting om, photographerMichael ONeilldecided to devote himself to experience and record the world of yoga at this critical juncture in its history The result is a powerful photographic tribute to the age old discipline turnedglobal phenomenon, with over 250 million practitioners united in physical, spiritual, and mindful practice worldwide.Famous for his photographs of the famous, ONeill first set out to make portraits of the most influential yogis of our timeB K S Iyengar,Shri K Pattabhi Jois,T K V Desikachar,Rodney Yee,Colleen Saidman,Gurmukh Kaur Khalsaas well as those famed for integrating yoga into their high profile lives, such asDonna Karan,Sting, and Trudie Styler It was a chance to honor the masters and unite his lifelong passion for photography with a newfound love for yoga and meditation But as his practice deepened, so did his drive to look past the personalities and the poses to document the roots of yoga.Over ten yearsONeill trekked beyond the traditional epicenters to meditate with monks in the Tibetan Plateau, live with sadhus in their tents at the Kumbh Mela, and marvel at the boys who practice the little known discipline of Mallakhamba at the wrestling grounds in Kochi Says ONeill All I wanted to do was to pay homage to yogas classical lineage and understand this unique moment before it slips away.Now brought together for the first time,this extraordinary XL body of work tells the story of yoga as its never been told before, with nearly 200 photographs, most of which have never been seen Two of ONeills most important subjects, meditation masterHis Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswatijiand Ashtanga guruEddie Stern, join the conversation with their essays on the role of yoga in contemporary culture, the history of the practice from the time of Patanjali, and the healing power of what Michael ONeill calls the architecture of peace a series of postures that bring the practitioner closer to touching the infinite....

Title : Michael O'Neill: On Yoga, The Architecture of Peace
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ISBN : 3836557983
ISBN13 : 978-3836557986
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : Deutsch
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Number of Pages : 374 Pages
File Size : 676 KB
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