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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24 KLESA KARMA VIPAKASAYAIR APARAMR- STAH PURUžAVISEžAl$VARAy
. Klesa = afflictions; karma = actions; vipaka = fruit of actions; asayair =
impressions of desires; aparamrishtah = unaffected by; Purushaviseshah =
supreme soul; ...
For example, have you ever experienced a sapadilla fruit? It is abundant in
Bombay in certain seasons and is very soft and tasty. But even if I spend three
hours explaining a sapadilla fruit and how it tastes, you are not going to
understand it ...
... chair, firewood, ash 11-26 Fruits: explanation of offerings of fruit to God as fruits
of our actions 11-40; explanation of "forbidden fruit" (story of Adam and Eve) 11-
40 Laundryman: analogy of tapas 11-43 (see also IV-29) Saint: story of returning
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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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