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Yoga: Discipline of Freedom: The Yoga Sutra Attributed to Patanjali

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Dating from about the third century A.D., the Yoga Sutra distills the essence of the physical and spiritual discipline of yoga into fewer than two hundred brief aphorisms. It is the core text for any study of meditative practice, revered for centuries for its brilliant analysis of mental states and of the process by which inner liberation is achieved. Yet its difficulties are legendary, and until now, no translation has made it fully accessible.

This new translation, hailed by Yoga Journal for its "unsurpassed readability," is by one of the leading Sanskrit scholars of our time, whose Bhagavad Gita has become a recognized classic. It includes an introduction to the philosophy and psychology underlying the Yoga Sutra, the full text with explanatory commentary, and a glossary of key terms in Sanskrit and English.

Synopsis:

By one of the leading Sanskrit scholars of our time, this remarkable new translation includes an introduction to the Yoga Sutra, the full text with explanatory commentary, and a glossary of terms in Sanskrit and in English. "Yoga: Discipline Of Freedom" "is really essential to anyone's understanding of Indian philosophy or the practice of yoga"

About the Author

Until her death in 1993, Barbara Stoler Miller was Samuel R. Milbank Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College, Columbia University. A leading translator of Sanskrit literature and well-versed in Indian music and art, Dr. Miller edited and translated numerous works of poetry and drama, including her much-praised translation of the Bhagavad-Gita. Dr. Miller studied philosophy as an undergraduate at Barnard College and held a doctorate in Sanskrit and Indic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. She taught at Barnard for twenty-five years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553374285
Translator:
Miller, Barbara Stoller
Author:
Pataanjali
Translator:
Miller, Barbara Stoller
Author:
Miller, Barbara
Author:
Patanjali
Author:
Translated by Barbara Stoler Miller
Author:
Pata, Njali
Publisher:
Bantam
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Yoga
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Yoga -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
yoga;patanjali
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19980331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.30x5.30x.38 in. .27 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , By one of the leading Sanskrit scholars of our time, this remarkable new translation includes an introduction to the Yoga Sutra, the full text with explanatory commentary, and a glossary of terms in Sanskrit and in English. "Yoga: Discipline Of Freedom" "is really essential to anyone's understanding of Indian philosophy or the practice of yoga"
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