Foreword by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Thinley Dorje * Foreword by the venerable Bhakha Tulku Pema Rigdzin Rinpoche * Introduction * I. Outer, Inner, Secret: Yoga in Indo-Tibetan tradition * II. Elemental Wisdom: Varieties of meditative experience * III. Immaculate Perception: Freeing the Imagination * IV. Enlightened Anatomy: The yoga of channels, winds, and essences * V. Flowing Wholeness: The yoga of integral movement * VI. Incandescence: The yoga of unbound fire * VII. Numinous Passion: The alchemy of desire * VIII. Noetic Light: The infinite brightness of being * IX. Dreamtime: The yoga of lucid sleep * X. Exit Strategies: The yoga of transcending death * XI. Liminality: Navigating transitional states * XII. Potent Solutions: The yoga of entheogens and elixirs * XIII. Primal Radiance: The yoga of innate perfection
A visual presentation of the origins, principles and practices of Tibetan yoga
Ian A. Baker is a cultural historian and the author of seven books on Tibetan Buddhism and Himalayan art and culture, including The Dalai Lama's Secret Temple and The Tibetan Art of Healing. He was joint curator of the 2016 exhibition `Tibet's Secret Temple: Body, Mind and Meditation in Tantric Buddhism' at the Wellcome Collection, London. He leads travel seminars in Tibet and Bhutan and was named by the National Geographic Society as one of the seven `Explorers for the Millennium' for his groundbreaking field research in Tibet's Tsangpo Gorges.