the yoga sutra of patanjali

Book Title : The Yogasutra of Patanjali
Author : Bangali Baba
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
Release Date : 1976
Pages : 115
ISBN : 8120801555
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Indian system of philosophy is the store-house which has supplied spiritual food, through the ages, to all the nations of the world. Other teachings, whatever they be, are but the sauces and the spices, useful so long as this philosophy supplies the spiritual inspiration. Yogasutra of Patanjali is divided into four chapters. It comprises aphorisms on the system of yoga. The aphorisms relate to the subject of Spiritual Absorption (Samadhi), Means of Practice (Sadhana), Accomplishments (Vibhuti) and Emancipation (Kaivalya). To expound further: Ch. I explains the grades of Spiritual Action for the restraint of the exhibitive operations of the mind. Until that is done no yogic achievement is possible. Ch. II deals with the process of Material Action which can attenuate the gross impurities that have entered into the mind. Ch. III pertains to the Dissolutionary Change of the worldly life by means of Samyama. Ch. IV explains the working of threefold action— the present action, the stored-up action and the regulated fruitive action. It teaches how the individual soul, released from the bond of actions, realizes the Reality of the Supreme Being wherein the individual souls merge into Brahman as rivers do into the ocean. The entire system of Yoga, in all its categories, is nowhere better treated than in this book.

Book Title : Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
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Publisher : Sanskrit Works
Release Date : 2012-09-01
Pages : 292
ISBN : 9780988251502
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Illustrated guide to learning the Yoga philosophy and psychology as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Book Title : The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Author : Alistair Shearer
Publisher : Harmony
Release Date : 2010-03-24
Pages : 144
ISBN : 9780307549921
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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“A wonderful translation, full of contemporary insight yet luminous with eternal truth.”—Jacob Needleman The Yoga Sutras were cast in their present form in India around the third century b.c. Yoga is from the Sanskrit root meaning “union,” and a sutra is a thread or aphoristic verse. The basic questions “Who am I?” “Where am I going?” “What is the purpose of life?” are asked by each new generation, and Patanjali’s answers form one of the oldest and most vibrant spiritual texts in the world. He explains what yoga is, how it works, and exactly how to purify the mind and let it settle into absolute stillness. This stillness is our own Self. It is the indispensable ground for Enlightenment, which is the ultimate goal of all our aspirations. Alistair Shearer’s lucid introduction and superb translation, fully preserving Patanjali’s jewel-like style, bring these ancient but vital teachings to those who seek the path of self-knowledge today. Bell Tower’s series, Sacred Teachings, offers essential spiritual classics from all traditions. May each book become a trusted companion on the way of truth, encouraging readers to study the wisdom of the ages and put it into practice each day. From the Hardcover edition.

Book Title : The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
Author : Chip Hartranft
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release Date : 2003-04-01
Pages : 144
ISBN : 0834825805
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In just 196 short aphorisms, this classic work of Indian philosophy spells out succinctly how the mind works, and how it is possible to use the mind to attain liberation. Compiled in the second or third century CE, the Yoga-Sutra is a road map of human consciousness—and a particularly helpful guide to the mind states one encounters in meditation, yoga, and other spiritual practices. It expresses the truths of the human condition with great eloquence: how we know what we know, why we suffer, and how we can discover the way out of suffering. Chip Hartranft's fresh translation and extensive, lucid commentary bring the text beautifully to life. He also provides useful auxiliary materials, including an afterword on the legacy of the Yoga-Sutra and its relevance for us today.

Book Title : The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
Author : David Gordon White
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release Date : 2019-09-10
Pages : 296
ISBN : 9780691197074
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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White retraces the strange and circuitous journey of Patanjali's Yoga Sutra from its ancient origins to today, bringing to life the improbable cast of characters whose interpretations and misappropriations led to its revered place in contemporary popular culture.

Book Title : Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Author : Patañjali
Publisher : Weiser Books
Release Date : 2001-11-01
Pages : 124
ISBN : 1578632013
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This is an English rendering of the classical text on yoga and meditations that maintains the poetic forms of the sutras. Patanjali is to Yoga what Buddha is to Buddhism. His sutras- scriptural narratives sometimes defined as literally "the path to transcendence"- are a darshan, or philosophical worldview and method to aid the awakening of self-realization. Patanjali reveals a set of landmarks that enable practitioners to lift the veils and study the hidden self, eventually following this path to enlightenment.

Book Title : Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Author :
Publisher : Weiser Books
Release Date : 2001-01-15
Pages : 96
ISBN : 9781609254575
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This is an English rendering of the classical text on yoga and meditations that maintains the poetic forms of the sutras. Patanjali is to Yoga what Buddha is to Buddhism. His sutras-scriptural narratives sometimes defined as literally "the path to transcendence"- are a darshan, or philosophical worldview and method to aid the awakening of self-realization. Patanjali reveals a set of landmarks that enable practitioners to lift the veils and study the hidden self, eventually following this path to enlightenment.

Book Title : The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Author : Patanjali
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2015-08-24
Pages : 90
ISBN : 9781681463629
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The 'Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali' are 196 Indian sūtras (aphorisms) that constitute the foundational text of Ashtanga Yoga, also called Raja Yoga. In medieval times, Ashtanga Yoga was cast as one of the six orthodox āstika schools of Hindu philosophy.

Book Title : The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
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Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
Release Date : 2012-01-01
Pages : 244
ISBN : 9781780283487
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Providing an explanation of the practical and philosophical foundations of Raja Yoga, The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali is arguably the most important text on Yogic philosophy. The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali is widely regarded as the most authoritative text on yoga. It comprises a collection of 196 Indian sutras (“threads” – as sutra translates from Sanskrit) written 1,700 years ago. These threads or aphorisms were compiled by the Indian sage Patañjali and offer guidelines for living a meaningful and purposeful life. The book is organized into four parts and provides descriptions of the eight limbs of yoga, such as pranayama and asana. The translated text is presented alongside a clear and insightful commentary by Swami Vivekananda, which makes them more accessible to the modern reader and yoga practitioner. His message of universal brotherhood and self-awakening remains relevant today, especially in the current backdrop of widespread political turmoil around the world.

Book Title : Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Author : Swami Veda Bharati
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
Release Date : 2001-01
Pages : 860
ISBN : 8120818253
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Incl. Abbrev., Append., Biblio, Index, notes, Ref. - Yoga: Meditation: Yoga-Sutras of Patanjali