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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The distorted or colored reflection is like the distorted happiness you enjoy from
outside things. By detaching yourself from these things, you make the mental
mirror steady and straight and see a steady image of your Self. But still the image
Yoga philosophy speaks of two important things: one is the Purusha, the other is
the Prakriti. The Purusha is the true Self. It is the Purusha who sees. The Prakriti
is everything else. All other things besides you are the seen. But it seems we ...
upside down. Although Hatha Yoga is several thousands of years old, it never
becomes outdated. The truths of it are always current. They are like gold.
Although other things lose their value according to time, gold is always the same.
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Review: Yoga Sutras of PatanjaliUser Review - Jayme - Goodreads
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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