Stephen Parker has produced a profound explication of the psychological dimension of Yoga from the standpoint of classical Raja-yoga. I would recommend Clearing the Path for all students of Yoga and meditation who truly aspire to a deeper level of practice. - David Frawley
About the author
Stephen Parker (Stoma), PsyD, E-RYT 500, YACEP, has taught Yoga and meditation for more than 40 years. Licensed as a psychologist since 1985, he maintains a private psychotherapy practice at Northland Therapy Center in St. Paul, MN. A senior teacher in the Himalayan Yoga tradition, he travels extensively throughout the world training teachers of Yoga and meditation; leading spiritual retreats; and giving seminars in Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa. In 2008 he was granted the privilege of receiving mantras in the process of Yoga initiation.