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Parth Saxena

Patanjali's Yoga Sutra Edited by Shyam Ranganathan


Philosophy of Yoga

Publisher : Penguin India (6 June 2008)
ISBN : 978-0143102199
Paperback : 336 pages
About : A contemporary interpretation of the foundational text for the practice of yoga. Patañjali’s Yoga Sutra (second century CE) is the basic text of one of the nine canonical schools of Indian philosophy. In it the legendary author lays down the blueprint for success in yoga, now practiced the world over. Patañjali draws upon many ideas of his time, and the result is a unique work of Indian moral philosophy that has been the foundational text for the practice of yoga since. Patanjali argues that people are not powerless against such forces and that they can radically alter their lives through yoga—a process of moral transformation and perfection, which brings the body and mind of a person in line with their true nature...