UYTT Reading List

Required Reading:

  • The Spiritual Science of Kriya Yoga by Goswami Kriyananda
  • Moving Toward Balance by Rodney Yee and Nina Zolotow
  • The Heart of Yoga by T.K.V. Desikachar
  • Art of Sequencing, Vol. 2, Seasonal Vinyasa by Melina Meza
  • The Essence of Yoga, Bernard Bouanchaud
  • The Breathing Book by Donna Fahri
  • Bhaghavad Gita by Eknath Easwaran

You will not be required to purchase all of these books but we highly recommend that, if you can afford them, that you purchase them. Often students trade books amongst each other and graduates will often loan you books. You will not be required to read these books cover to cover; the required reading books are just our primary reference books.

Recommended additional reading and reference books:

  • The Secret of the Yoga Sutra, Panditji Rajmani Tigunait
  • Happy, Healthy, Sexy by Katie Silcox
  • Awakening Shakti; The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga
  • The Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele
  • Tantra Unveiled, Panditji Rajmani Tigunait
  • Scientific Keys, Vol. 2, The Key Poses of Yoga, Ray Long, MD
  • Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
  • Kundalini Tantra by Swami Satyananda Saraswati
  • Upanishads by Eknath Easwaran
  • Autobiography of a Yogi,,Paramahansa Yogananda.
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Mukhta Bodhananda
  • Anatomy of Hatha Yoga, H. David Coulter