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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When you want to express a thought, you have to put it into words. Without words
you can't convey what you are thinking. So every thought or substance should
have a name to express it. That is why we have a name for everything in this
Word was God." And the Hindu Vedas say, "The name of Brahman is OM, and
OM is Brahman Himself. " Why do they say this OM is so rich, so deep, and
capable of representing the omnipresent, endless and beginningless God? Let
us see ...
Any word could help you keep the mind focused, but some names might lead you
into difficulty later on. A holy name which will elevate your mind should be taken
as a mantram. For a special benefit, a special mantram is called for, but the ...
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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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