Myths of Asanas. A great book covering the myths behind yoga’s spiritual tradition, which have the power to help students of all levels realize their full potential. Meditating on the tolerance of trees standing in tree pose can help one become more tolerant. Learning how the disfigured sage Astavakra came to be the teacher of a king can liberate us from anxieties about our external appearance and our self-imposed limitations. Marveling at Hanuman’s devotion to Ram can serve as a source of spiritual strength and determination. With more then sixty beautiful illustrations to frame the stories, Myths of the Asanas will had a new dimension to your practice and the study of yoga.