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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We will never criticize a sinner if we realize that we were once in the same boat.
Instead, we can give the so-called sinner a helping hand. If a baby dirties its
diaper, you take it out of the crib, clean it and put on a new diaper. You don't
criticize it ...
Samyoga (union) is necessary for the Purusha to realize himself with the help of
nature. Samyoga means perfect union or junction. And here it doesn't mean the
union of the individual self with the higher Self, but the union of the Purusha and
We should realize we are completely different from the mind. We are eternally
free, never bound. That doesn't mean we should simply become idle; but once
we realize our freedom we should work for the sake of others who are still bound.
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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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