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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They think that the minute they sit and close their eyes everything should be
beautiful. If the mind runs here and there they say, "Meditation is not my thing."
But it's like practicing piano or playing guitar or cooking. How many times have
Sometimes you get beautiful visions connected with the object of your meditation
— or sometimes not connected, but something beautiful and elevating.
Sometimes you won't see visions. You will simply see beautiful light; you will
seem to be ...
They are beautiful; they are good. When? When they come to you. When you run
after them they are bad. That's all the difference. Let the siddhis come and beg, "
Hey, can't I do something for you?" Then they are beautiful. If you don't run after ...
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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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