Saraswati, Srimat Swami Sivananda. Yogic Therapy or Yogic Way to Cure Diseases. 

Assam: Swami Bijnanda Saraswati, 1957. First edition. Octavo. Original blue cloth printed in darker blue, original dust jacket. Photographic illustrations. Jacket with chips. 

Worldcat locates one copy only. (#kfk823)


Saraswati, [Srimat] Swami [Sivananda]. Yogic Home Excercises, Easy Course of Physical Culture for Modern Men and Women. 

Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. Pvt. Ltd., [circa 1950]. Small octavo, original printed boards. Monochrome photographic illustrations. Rubbed, ink stain on cover not touching text, spine chipped costing some lettering.

Inscribed and signed on the flyleaf, dated "51" [handwriting of difficult legibiity). Sivananda Saraswati (or Swami Sivananda) (8 September 1887-14 July 1963) was a Hindu spiritual teacher and a proponent of Yoga and Vedanta. Sivananda was born Kuppuswami in Pattamadai, in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. He studied medecine and served in British Malaya as a physician for several years before taking up monasticism, He lived most of his life near Muni Ki Reti, Rishikesh. (#kfk869)


Saraswati, Srimat Swami Shivananda. Arrange Right Diet for Human Beings. 

Gauhati, Assam; Calcutta: Umachai Yogashram; Shivananda Yogashram, 1976. Small octavo. 30pp. Original wrappers printed in three colors. Vary good, spine abraded and fragile.

There is an entry on world cat for the 3rd edition but no copies located in libraries. This, presumably the first, is not recorded there. (#kfk870)


Saraswati, [Srimat] Swami Sivananda. Practice of Yoga volume 1 Various Practical Methods in Yoga and Meditation... (2nd edition Revised and Enlarged). Madras: Ganesh & Co., 1933. Octavo. 283pp. Original wrappers. Illustrated with woodcuts. Spine with evidence of old tape repair since removed, spine partly perished but text area intact.

One copy with second volume located on Worldcat [likely innaccurate, a fourth edition ends with the same text as this volume but there is no mention of volume 1 etc.], a few others volume 1 only, none in US. (#kfk871)


Saraswati, [Srimat] Swami Sivananda. Practice of Yoga Various Practical Methods in Yoga and Meditation... 

Rishikesh: Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy, The Divine Life Society, [1961]. Small octavo. Original cloth backed printed boards, with dustjacket. Photographic illustrations. The inner flaps of the jacket are adhered to the pastedowns.

Fourth edition. (#kfk872)


Sitadevi, Smt.
Yoga Physical Education ( for Women ). 

Bombay, India: Yoga Institute, 1947. Third Edition. 8vo. 152pp. Red cloth with black titling, illustrations, glossary, and index. A series of Yoga Asanas presented specifically for women's general health. While the text is somewhat charmingly "dated", the suggested series of Yoga postures is as good today as it was in 1947. Light rubbing to corners and spine ends, "Printed in India" stamped on front endpaper, endpapers a little darkened, paper a bit browned. Otherwise tight, and unmarked VG copy in Good dust jacket. (Dust darkened, rubbed and chipped at edges).


"Eastern and Western Lady Disciples." Edited by Yogi Srimathi Liliane Shamash [Swami Sivananda Saraswati - related works]. Womens' Light and Culture. 

Rishikesh: Sri Swami Chidananda for Sivananda Publication League, 1948. First Edition. 4to. xxiv + 174pp. Original gold cloth spine with yellow papered boards, upper board lettered in gold, b&w and two tone illustrations, cloth corners. "Divine Life Society" logo on upper board. Inscribed & signed on front blank by Swami Sivananda Saraswati "Sr. Dobings [?] May you ...... [?] with health, long life, peace, prosperity & eternal bliss. With regards from ... Sivananda"  A collection of writings, in English and Hindi, by female followers of Swami Sivananda Saraswati (1887—1963) the Hindu spiritual teacher and exponent of Yoga and Vedanta who founded The Divine Life Society. Title hand lettered on spine in dark pen. Boards rubbed, lower spine and corners bumped, endpapers unevenly darkened, page edges darkened, a very few pages have the underlines of the original owner, overall a Good signed copy.  


BESANT, Annie. An Introduction to Yoga: Four Lectures Delivered at the 32nd Anniversary of the Theosophical Society, held at Benares, on Dec. 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 1907. 

Madras, India: Theosophical Publishing House, 1913. Second edition. 12mo. 168pp. Original cloth lettered in black on spine & front board. Index. Large (but faint) damp-stain & small ink-spot on front board, spine ends & corners of boards rubbed, page ends lightly browned, otherwise a solid Good+ copy (no dust jacket). 


Ibid. A copy of the 10th edition, 1987. Cloth in jacket.


PATANJALI ( Translated by Rama Prasada. Introduction by Rai Bahadur Srisa Chandra Vasu ). Patanjali's Yoga Sutras ( The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali ), with the Commentaries of Vyasa and the Gloss of Vachaspati Misra ( Volume IV in 'The Sacred Books of the Hindus' series ). 

Allahabad: Sudrindranath Vasu, 1924. Third edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xii + 320pp. Cloth spine over printed papered boards. Sanskrit and English text.  Boards worn & discolored, spine chafed (with slight loss) at ends, tide-mark to fore-edge, edges discolored, minor wrinkling to pages with some chipping to edges, binding strained in gutters, still a solid Good copy (no dust jacket). Scarce in early edition.


CHERWAL, Rishi Singh. Yoga Vashisht or Heaven Found. 

Santa Barbara, CA: the Author, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 190pp. Original brown textured papered boards with title & ouroborus design on front board. One b/w illustration. Bottom of spine chafed, edge of spine rubbed, edges of endpapers slightly browned, short fore-edge tear & small piece torn from front free endpaper, pencil annotations on verso of title-page & page 190, previous owner's name stamp on page 3, otherwise a solid VG copy (no dust jacket).


WILHELM, Richard (Translation & Notes) (Preface and Translation from the German by Cary F. Baynes)(Foreward and Appendix by C. G. Jung) (Foreword by Salome Wilhelm). The Secret of the Golden Flower. A Chinese Book of Life And part of the Chinese Meditation text The Book of Consciousness and Life. 

New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co. , 1931. First US Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo.  xvi + 150 pp. Blue cloth with gilt titling to spine; frontis, b&w illustrations. The well-known Richard Wilhelm translation of this classic Chinese work on meditation.  It includes a commentary by Wilhelm's friend, the eminent German psychologist Carl Jung. Cloth faded at spine and edges of boards, bumps to spine ends, corners and upper front edge, all extremities a bit rubbed with some chafing to spine ends and corners, short closed tear to cloth lower gutter, page edges darkend, pages toned with some light scattered pencil lines and notes (about a dozen pages). Overall a solid and serviceable Good copy of the first American edition of this important translation.



Radha, Swami Sivananda.
Kundalini Yoga for the West. 

Spokane, WA: Timeless Books, 1978. Octavo. Original white cloth gilt in dustjacket. Mild soil to jacket, very good.

Signed. (#kfk873)


[vinyl with booklet]. Radha, Swami Sivananda. The Divine Light Invocation. Record 1967, with a copy of the third edition of the 46pp booklet [1976].


[vinyl] Yoga. Sachin Majumdar. Golden Crest Records. circa 1958.


[vinyl] Yoga for Life. Richard Hittleman. 1961. Two LP’s, folding sleeve integrates 4pp. insert.


[vinyl] Chanting Yoga Philosophy & Meditation. 1p. insert of chants.


[vinyl] Swami Vishnu Devenanda. Yoga Home Excercises. (lacks mentioned wall chart).


Feeling Good About Yourself through Yoga, an Activity and Participation Record.


Hatha Yoga. German.


Kaushik, Dr. R. P. Darshan Yoga (Yoga of Perception). 

Delhi: Darshan Yoga Sanshan, 1974 Second edition revised, first was 1973. 16pp. Wrappers. soiled. 


Leadbeater, C. W. The Chakras A Monograph. 

Madras: 1958. Fifth edition (first 1927) Cloth in jacket, color illustrations. 


Vishnudevenanda, Swami. The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga. 

NY: Bell, 1940. First edition. Ex-lib copy, cloth in jacket. Illustrated.


Satyasangananda Saraswati. Light on the Guru an Disciple Relationship. 

Bihar: 1984 “First enlarged Indian edition”. Cloth in jacket.


Vithaldas, Yogi. The Yoga System of Health. 

London 1951. Signed. Original cloth, jacket.


Gupta, Yogi. Yoga and Long Life... 

NY, Dodd Mead, 1958. First edition(?). Original cloth in jacket, illustrated.


Saraswati, Shri Brahmananda. (Dr. Ramamurti S Mishra.) The Fundamentals of Yoga. Monroe NY, Ananda Ahram, “This edition published 1985 (the first 1959). Wraps.


Menuhin, Yehudi. The Compleat Violinist. 

NY: Summit Books, 1986. First edition. Cloth in jacket. Yoga adapted to violin practice.


Singh, Jaideva. Vijñanabharava or Divine Consciensness. 

Delhi, 1979, paperback.


Taimni, I. K. Taimni. The Science of Yoga. Madras 1972 3rd edition.


Behanan. Yoga: It’s Scientific Basis. Dover 1964.