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The Goddess Pose

The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West

by Michelle Goldberg

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The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West
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The best-selling author of Kingdom Coming traces the life of the woman credited for bringing yoga to the West, documenting her coming-of-age during the Russian Revolution, involvement in the prewar spiritualist movement and relationships with celebrity students.

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