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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On the positive side, you practice. On the other side, you detach yourself from the
cause for these modifications. Patanjali gives both a positive and negative
approach to thought control, which he proceeds to elucidate in the following
Patanjali refers to certain practical hints to be followed in our daily lives to
prepare us for the more subtle practices to follow. In the Samadhi Pada, Patanjali
gives us the aim of Yoga in a theoretical way, explaining it as the control of the
Here, Patanjali gives a very important Sutra and a great truth in the spiritual field.
If we could only contemplate this for at least a little while daily, our lives would be
completely transformed. All experiences are painful for the person of spiritual ...
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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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