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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A is the beginning of all sounds. Every language begins with the letter A or "ah."
A is pronounced by simply opening the mouth and making a sound. That sound
is produced in the throat where the tongue is rooted. So audible sound begins ...
For example, if some children hear somebody fire a gun and come running to
their mama, one may cry, "Mama, Mama, I heard a big sound 'Doomm.'" Another
child will say, "No, Mama; it went 'Dooop.'" "Oh, Mama, I heard a big 'bang.
In this Sutra he says that in savitarka samadhi, you can actually understand the
sound, the meaning and the resulting knowledge of an object. Normally, every
time we hear a sound, we simultaneously do all these three things: hear the word
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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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