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The Yoga-Sutra of Patañjali - A New Translation and Commentary by Georg Feuerstein

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Indian and Hindu Texts

Publisher : Inner Traditions; New edition edition (December 1, 1989)
ISBN : 978-0892812622
Paperback : 196 pages
About : Approximately two thousand years old, The Yoga-Sutra of Patañjali is the landmark scripture on classical yoga. The translation and commentary provided here by Georg Feuerstein are outstanding for their accessibility and their insight into the essential meaning of this ancient and complex text.
A scholar of international renown who has studied and practiced yoga since the age of fourteen, Feuerstein also brings to The Yoga-Sutra of Patañjali his experience as a professional ideologist. His faithful and informed rendering of the aphorisms (sutras) is based on extensive personal research into the Sanskrit sources. Each word is explained so that the entire text becomes readily available to the western reader and student of yoga...

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  • Datta Swami
    True Essence of Yoga (Excerpt from message of Shri Datta Swami)

    Yoga is most prestigious field of spiritualism. People think about 6 Chakras or lotus flowers present in spinal card, which are not seen by eyes. They are imaginary & carry some inner meaning. When you say a face as a moon, fools search for moon in that face. But, wise people see similarity in face & moon. Similarly, wheels & lotus flowers should not be searched in spinal card. Spinal card is main nerve, representing mind, which...  more