yoga: the science of living is a spiritual guide that will teach you how to achieve inner peace and balance through yoga. the author, osho, says that yoga is not a system of belief. rather it is a scientific methodology that increases a practitioner's awareness and makes it possible to lead a life that is in a constant state of harmony, happiness and fulfillment. many people do yoga just to become physically fit. however, yoga: the science of living explains that yogic postures are only a tiny portion of an entire recipe for living. osho goes on to describe how yoga can transform one's life and bring about control and discipline. by practising this form, it is possible to achieve a perfect sense of balance. readers can find profound insights from osho's awakened consciousness in this book. yoga: the science of living will first teach you how to transcend your physical body, then your mind and finally, explains how you can fall into your own being. the key to living a happy life is to forget outer goals and move inwards. some of the chapters in this book are ask a question close to home, be a seed, in a cold universe and take the risk. this book also has many questions from various people who want to discover themselves. the author's honest answers are delightfully refreshing and offer solutions to those trapped in similar situations. .