Synopses & Reviews
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a concise English rendering of the classical text on yoga and meditation. Patanjali is to Yoga what Buddha is to Buddhism. His sutras--defined literally as "the path to transcendence"--are a means to self-realization. With over thirty years of spiritual yoga practice, Mukunda Stiles has written a translation and interpretation which is precise and insightful. He provides a clear understanding of Patanjali's works for students of yoga, Eastern philosophy, or psychology, who want to use the sutras for spiritual practice or further study. Also inlcuded is a complete Sanskrit/Englishe keyword section. Text: English (translation)
Patanjali's sutras - scriptural narratives sometimes defined as literally as "the path to transcendence" - are a philosophical outlook and method intended to aid the awakening of self-realization. This is a translation of Patanjali's sutras and meditations.
About the Author
Mukunda Stiles has been a student of yoga since 1969 and living and teaching in ashrams in both India and America. He has been on the board of directors of several international yoga organizations and has directed residential yoga centers in California, Massachusetts, and most recently the Yoga Therapy Center near Boulder, Colorado. Stiles is the author of Structural Yoga Therapy.