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When the word Yoga is mentioned, most people immediately think of some
physical postures for relaxing and limbering up the body. This is one aspect of ...
Traditionally the word Yoga by itself refers to Raja Yoga, the mental science. With
cient science of Raja Yoga. There are, of course, many Western approaches to
the study and control of mind, each advancing various different concepts and
techniques. But compared to these, the ancient Yogic science is a great
In any case, he did not in any sense "invent" Raja Yoga, but rather systematized it
and compiled the already existing ideas and practices. Since that time he has
been considered the "Father of Yoga" and his Sutras are the basis for all of the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tobias.Bruell - LibraryThing
This text seems to be a transcript of a series of lectures given by Satchidananda (henceforth called "Commentator") to his students. Each verse of the Yoga-Sutra is first given in various forms ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yogiclarebear - LibraryThing
A must read for anyone who wants to know yoga deeper than the poses. Keep your highlighter handy and mark what moves you. Then practice it, and then read the Sutras again and see what else pops out at you. This is an excellent reference. Read full review