2013 Gift Guide: Yogini

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These unique gifts embody the essence of yoga and meditation—a state of mind/body/spirit. Far beyond fashion or trend, the yogic lifestyle is a deeper way of living, with consciousness and compassion.

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Yogini Product Index

A Vibratory Journey Into Deep Meditative States
Master musician River Guerguerian’s soundspace journal of journeying for five years with nothing but a backpack, a frame drum, a gong, a flute and nine Tibetan singing bowls. $9.59; soundstrue.com

Antique Handmade Tibetan Singing Bowl
Full-bodied, well-proportioned, structurally sound antique bowls in such excellent condition are hard to find. $695; relicsandart.com

Cosmic Nordu Vintage Tibetan Turquoise “Om” Ring
This mandala-shaped sterling silver and turquoise ring with a Tibetan “om” symbol was made by Tibetans living in Nepal. $58; CosmicNorbu (etsy)

Earth News Journal
Keep track of musings in this journal handmade in Bangladesh from recycled newspaper. $18; tenthousandvillages.com

Hoops of Hope
With bronze, copper and silver-plated beads, handmade in Ethiopia at a workshop that provides jobs to people with HIV/AIDS. $24; tenthousandvillages.com

Hyde Yoga
Organic cotton Jen Jen tank and Lydia legging in a range of great colors that look as good as they feel. yogahyde.com

Lovepray Jewelry Mala Stack Bracelet
This matching set of three wrist malas, handcrafted with responsibly sourced, Fair Trade and cruelty-free materials, balances African trade beads with faceted gemstones. $49; loveprayjewelry.com

Lululemon Nice Asana Jacket
Great for layering to and from yoga, this lightweight jacket is soft and stylish. $118; lululemon.com

Maya Yoga Fusion Trio with Nicki Doane
Master yogini Nicki Doane (mayayogastudio.com) created this must-have Maya Yoga Fusion Trio, including Back Bending Flow, Standing Flow and Core Strength Flow. $15.99 each; beyondword.com

Mindful Yoga Pillow
Perfect for mindful meditation. Handmade in Vietnam by fair-trade artisans through a nonprofit with a social and economic development model. $49; tenthousandvillages.com

Remedy Pack from H. Gillerman Organics
A four-pack of 100 percent organic essential oil remedies for sinus, stress, sleep-deprivation and tension, in a stylish holiday pouch. $160; hgillermanorganics.com

Rodney Yee Yoga for Your Week
Yogi Rodney Yee offers five 20-minute routines on DVD (and on Gaiam.tv.com), each with a different focus to carry you through the week. gaiam.com

The Five Tibetans: Five Dynamic Exercises for Health, Energy and Personal Power, by Christopher S. Kilham
Deepak Chopra calls this bestseller “a time-honored classic that belongs in every yoga library.” The yogic exercises dramatically increase physical strength, energy, suppleness and mental acuity. $9.95; innertraditions.com

This Is Soul Kirtan!, by C.C. White
The much-awaited release by the “Queen of Soul Kirtan” is an exciting blend of soul, kirtan, gospel, R&B, Southern blues and more. $15.99 CD, $9.99 digital download; soulkirtan.com

Yogasana Artisan Woven Yoga Mats
Earth-friendly mats made from high-grade, hand-woven, locally sourced cotton, and guaranteed for 15 years but will last a lifetime. Available in seven colors: earth, water, fire, air, ether, spring and saffron. yogasanamats.com

YOGiiZA Organic Cotton Clothing
Packaged in cute recyclable tins; the perfect stocking stuffer. Men’s boxers, organic bras, women’s underwear starting at $16.50; YOGiiZA.com

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