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Wilkner, “A Practical Sanskrit Introductory” (1996)

This course of fifteen lessons is intended to lift the English-speaking student who knows nothing of Sanskrit to the level where he can intelligently apply Monier-Williams dictionary and the Dhatu-Patha to the study of the scriptures.

Includes 15 lessons with exercises and answers, a Sanskrit Glossary and Index, and a section on English Grammatical Terms.

For the serious Sanskit student


TBQ, “Patanjali’s Yoga: Meditation, Breathing, Modern Yoga” (2016)

patanjali_Cover“Patanjali’s Yoga – Meditation, Breathing, Modern Yoga” should be part of every Yoga student’s library.

As students of yoga progress in their physical practice, so too should they come to comprehend the spiritual sources of yoga breathing techniques and poses.

This book contains textual contents (some modern, some written 1,500 years ago), a glossary, and an index. Its main purpose is to allow the reader to broaden their understanding of the Yoga Sutras and how they are related to modern yoga practices. These sutras may be the inspiration for those who later created the various yoga asanas and related practices, so that they, too, might join in spiritual union with the Eternal. Of course, you may use this book to study each sutra academically as a religious philosophy.
See below for the table of contents.
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[bg_faq_start]Table of Contents

I. Modern Yoga = ƒ1(Ancient Sutras in Sanskrit

1. Is Yoga Safe or effective?
2. So, Who Practices Yoga?
3. Who is Patanjali?
4. What are the Yoga Sutras?
5. What do the Yoga Sutras say?
6. How are the Yoga Sutras related to breathing?.
7. What is the relationship of the Sutras to yoga poses?
8. Who is Charles Johnston?

II. Appendix A: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali “The Book of the Spiritual Man”

1. Introduction to Book I
2. Book I (The Book of Spiritual Consciousness).
3. Introduction to Book II
4. Book II (The Book of the Means of Soul Growth)
5. Introduction to Book III
6. Book III (The Book of Spiritual Powers)
7. Introduction to Book IV
8. Book IV (The Mechanism of Salvation)

III. Appendix B:: The Yoga Sutras of the Patanjali (No Commentary

1. Book I (The Book of Spiritual Consciousness)
2. Book II (The Book of the Means of Soul Growth)
3. Book III (The Book of Spiritual Powers)
4. Book IV (The Mechanism of Salvation)

IV. Yoga Sutra Glossary

V. Additional Notes and References


Wilkin, “Human Biology” (2015)

HumanBiologyCK12_humanmusclesNote.  This textbook is the minimum required reading for Yoga School exams.

Textbook: Wilkin, “Human Biology” (2015)
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Human Biology Outline

1.1 Organization of the Human Body
1.2 Homeostasis
1.3 Carcinogens and Cancer
1.4 Air Pollution and Illness
1.5 Bioterrorism
1.6 Human Skeletal System
1.7 Structure of Bones
1.8 Growth and Development of Bones
1.9 Skeletal System Joints
1.10 Skeletal System Problems and Diseases
1.11 Smooth, Skeletal, and Cardiac Muscles
1.12 Skeletal Muscles
1.13 Muscle Contraction
1.14 Skin
1.15 Nails and Hair
1.16 Nerve Cells
1.17 Nerve Impulses
1.18 Central Nervous System
1.19 Peripheral Nervous System
1.20 Senses
1.21 Drugs and the Nervous System
1.22 Nervous System Disorders
1.23 Glands
1.24 Hormones
1.25 Hormone Regulation
1.26 Endocrine System Disorders
1.27 Heart
1.28 Blood Vessels
1.29 Circulatory System
1.30 Circulatory System Diseases
1.31 Blood
1.32 Respiration
1.33 Respiratory System Organs
1.34 Processes of Breathing
1.35 Respiratory System Regulation
1.36 Respiratory System Diseases
1.37 Digestive System Organs
1.38 Digestion
1.39 Small Intestine
1.40 Large Intestine
1.41 Digestive System Diseases
1.42 Food and Nutrients
1.43 Balanced Eating
1.44 Excretion
1.45 Urinary System
1.46 Kidneys
1.47 Excretory System Diseases
1.48 Barriers to Pathogens
1.49 Inflammatory Response and Leukocytes
1.50 Lymphatic System
1.51 Humoral Immune Response
1.52 Cell-Mediated Immune Response
1.53 Immunity
1.54 Allergies
1.55 Autoimmune Diseases
1.56 Immunodeficiency
1.57 HIV and AIDS
1.58 Male Reproductive Structures
1.59 Male Reproductive Development
1.60 Human Sperm
1.61 Female Reproductive Structures
1.62 Female Reproductive Development
1.63 Human Egg Cells
1.64 Menstrual Cycle
1.65 Fertilization
1.66 Embryo Growth and Development
1.67 Fetus Growth and Development
1.68 Fetal Development and the Placenta
1.69 Pregnancy and Childbirth
1.70 Development from Birth to Adulthood
1.71 Adulthood and Aging
1.72 Sexually Transmitted Infections
1.73 Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections
1.74 Viral Sexually Transmitted Infections
1.75 References

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