CHRISTIAN ANANDA - BACH FLOWER therapy. yoga. SPIRITUALITY

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Yoga comprises hundreds of poses. 84 are highly favoured. 32 are important. 10 are ESSENTIAL!

Characters in the book

Dr. Girish, my mentor

Dr. Girish, my mentor

Dr. Girish, my mentor

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A reputed homeopath who healed me with the Bach Flower Remedies, taught me spirituality and introduced me to yoga & its practice..

Kumara, the horse

Dr. Girish, my mentor

Dr. Girish, my mentor

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The best friend of my masseur, Mallesh. An extremely loving and loyal horse who believed he was Bruce Lee & kicked all intruders.

Renuka, the yogini

Dr. Girish, my mentor

Dr. Ashwin, the Vaidya

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Despite suffering from brain damage & mental illness, Renuka never lost her love of yoga and was & still is a great inspiration to me.

Dr. Ashwin, the Vaidya

Dr. Ashwin, the Vaidya

Dr. Ashwin, the Vaidya

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A very knowledgeable Ayurvedic doctor, who helped detoxify my body and at the same time, amused me immensely with his demeanour.

Latha, my classmate

Dr. Ashwin, the Vaidya

Latha, my classmate

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A shy and introverted girl who I helped with the Bach Flower Remedies. She gained confidence, happiness & peace of mind as a result.

Manja, the monkey

Dr. Ashwin, the Vaidya

Latha, my classmate

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The 'security guard' of a village home, this primate was trained to attack and maim intruders. He was unleashed upon me one day!

Mallesh, the masseur

Hayagriva, the horse God

Mallesh, the masseur

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The owner of Kumara, the horse, who he treated like a brother. Mallesh inspired me to give up meat and become an almost total vegetarian.

Shanti, the cow

Hayagriva, the horse God

Mallesh, the masseur

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Cows are docile creatures, but not this one. She was pretty territorial & aggressive, and chased me until the moment I climbed up a mango tree!

Hayagriva, the horse God

Hayagriva, the horse God

Hayagriva, the horse God

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Hinduism consists of millions of Gods and Goddesses. This God of Horses is so unique that that the common Hindu doesn't even know him!

Prasad, the watchman

The neighbourhood swine

Hayagriva, the horse God

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The watchman of a dilapidated yoga school, he misunderstood my intentions towards Renuka and received a piece-of-my-mind in return! 

The angry villagers

The neighbourhood swine

The neighbourhood swine

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This father and son duo, the owners of Manja the monkey & Shanti the cow,  assumed I was stealing their mangoes & almost lynched me!

The neighbourhood swine

The neighbourhood swine

The neighbourhood swine

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She lived on a vacant plot next to my residence, grew to love me more than most human beings and inspired me to give up eating meat as well.