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Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation and Commentary

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Approximately two thousand years old, The Yoga-Sutra of Pata񪡬i 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 Pata񪡬i his experience as a professional indologist. His faithful and informed rendering of the aphorisms (sutras) is based on extensive personal research into the Sanscrit 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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Approximately two thousand years old, The Yoga-Sutra of Pata񪡬i 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 Pata񪡬i his experience as a professional indologist. His faithful and informed rendering of the aphorisms (sutras) is based on extensive personal research into the Sanscrit sources. Each word is explained so that the entire text becomes readily available to the western reader and student of yoga.

Synopsis:

Approximately two thousand years old, The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjaliis the landmark scripture on classical yoga. In this book the author provides a faithful and informed rendering of the aphorisms (sutras) of Patanjali with a word-by-word analysis. A succinct, penetrating commentary adds further insight, making this a work that no serious student of yoga should be without."

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-174) and index.

About the Author

Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D., is the author of over 30 books, including The Yoga Tradition, The Philosophy of Classical Yoga, Holy Madness, Tantra: The Path of Ecstasy, and Lucid Waking. He is editor in chief of the annual International Journal of Yoga Therapyand founder and president of the Yoga Research and Education Center."<>

Table of Contents

Preface to the American Edition

Preface to the Original Edition

Introduction 

Pata񪡬i and the Exegetical Literature

Some Philosophical Concepts of Kriya-Yoga

Overview of Topics Discussed by Pata񪡬i

Annotated Translation

Chapter One: Samadhi-Pada

Chapter Two: Sadhana-Pada

Chapter Three: Vibhuti-Pada

Chapter Four: Kaivalya-Pada

Continuous Translation

Word Index to the Yoga-Sutra

Bibliography

Guide to the Pronunciation of Sanskrit

Index

About the Author 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892812622
Subtitle:
A New Translation and Commentary
Author:
Feuerstein, Georg
Author:
Feuerstein, Ph.D., Georg
Author:
Feuerstein, PH. D.
Author:
Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.
Author:
Pataanjali
Publisher:
Inner Traditions
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Yoga
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Yoga -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Patanjali
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
SUTRA;YOGA;YOGA &amp; MOVEMENT;PATANJALI
Subject:
SUTRA;YOGA;YOGA & MOVEMENT;PATANJALI
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
101-15
Publication Date:
19891201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
196
Dimensions:
8.23x5.39x.58 in. .51 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Approximately two thousand years old, The Yoga-Sutra of Pata񪡬i 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 Pata񪡬i his experience as a professional indologist. His faithful and informed rendering of the aphorisms (sutras) is based on extensive personal research into the Sanscrit sources. Each word is explained so that the entire text becomes readily available to the western reader and student of yoga.

"Synopsis" by , Approximately two thousand years old, The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjaliis the landmark scripture on classical yoga. In this book the author provides a faithful and informed rendering of the aphorisms (sutras) of Patanjali with a word-by-word analysis. A succinct, penetrating commentary adds further insight, making this a work that no serious student of yoga should be without."
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