Listen to Recitations from the Hatha Yoga Pradipika. The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is the main traditional work on Hatha Yoga. The Hatha Yoga Pradipika was composed by Yoga Swatmarama several centuries ago. The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is written in Sanskrit and composed in classical Shloka metre. That's why the recitation of the Hatha Yoga Pradipika is said to be a powerful spiritual practice. Listening to the Hatha Yoga Pradipika is also considered very beneficial. The recitation is done by Sukadev Bretz, founder-director of Yoga Vidya, a network of Yoga Teachers, Yoga Centers and Yoga Ashrams in Germany and Central Europe.