The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Integral Yoga Publications, 1990 - Health & Fitness - 263 pages
This valuable book provides a complete manual for the study and practice of Raja Yoga, the path of concentration and meditation. This new deluxe printing of these timeless teachings is a treasure to be read and referred to again and again by seekers treading the spiritual path. The classic Sutras (thought-threads), at least 4,000 years old, cover the yogic teachings on ethics, meditation, and physical postures, and provide directions for dealing with situations in daily life. The Sutras are presented here in the purest form, with the original Sanskrit and with translation, transliteration, and commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananda, one of the most respected and revered contemporary Yoga masters. In this classic context, Sri Swamiji offers practical advice based on his own experience for mastering the mind and achieving physical, mental and emotional harmony.
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In the Deva Loka, or the heavenly plane where the divine beings live, there is a
great maharishi (sage) called Narada. Just as there are great Yogis here, so
there are also among the gods. So Narada travels all over and sometimes comes
"Sure." Then Narada walked a few miles further and saw another man, but this
one was jumping and dancing and singing with all joy: "Hare Rama Hare Rama
Rama Rama Hare Hare; Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare!
He ran back and fell at Narada's feet. "Swamiji, you have opened my eyes. What
am I to do now?" "Well, you have commited a lot of sins. You have to purge them
all." "Please tell me some way." So Narada gave Valmiki mantra initiation.
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One of my favourite translations of the Yoga Sutras. It includes the Devanagari and transliteration along with practical and accessible commentary that resonates with the modern reader. My only ... Read full review
Samadhi Portion on Contemplation
Sadhana Pada Portion on Practice
Vibhuti Pada Portion on Accomplishments
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