The Goddess Pose

The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West
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Product Number: DD22399
Released: Oct 20, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781494518097
Narrator/s: Tanya Eby
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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When the woman who would become Indra Devi was born in Russia in 1899, yoga was virtually unknown outside of India. By the time of her death, in 2002, it was being practiced everywhere, from Brooklyn to Berlin to Ulaanbaatar. Born into the minor aristocracy (as Eugenia Peterson), Devi grew up in the midst of one of the most turbulent times in human history. Forced to flee the Russian Revolution as a teenager, she joined a famous Berlin cabaret troupe, dove into the vibrant prewar spiritualist movement, and, at a time when it was nearly unthinkable for a young European woman to travel alone, followed the charismatic Theosophical leader Jiddu Krishnamurti to India. Once on the subcontinent, she performed in Indian silent cinema and hobnobbed with the leaders of the independence movement. But her greatest coup was convincing a recalcitrant master yogi to train her in the secrets of his art. Written with vivid clarity, The Goddess Pose brings Devi's remarkable story-as an actress, yogi, and globe-trotting adventuress-to life.

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eAudio
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Author(s): Michelle Goldberg
Narrator(s): Tanya Eby
Product Number Z100102217
Released: Oct 20, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781494598099
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Author(s): Michelle Goldberg
Product Number EB00556577
Released: Jun 09, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9781101874646

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