his first volume of Astadala Yogamala is a unique book. It is part of a large project being undertaken to gather all the material in the form of lectures, articles, interviews, question & answer sessions, and teaching courses that have been given by Yogacharya BKS Iyengar. The works have undergone extensive editing all of which has been overseen by BKS Iyengar, bringing the wealth of his extensive experience to the subject. This volume, as well as all the future volumes, will be of immense value to all students and practitioners of yoga. The covered sections include: Biographic Works, Yoga Explained and Patanjali and His Yoga Systems.