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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (New)

by Stiles, Mukunda

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9781578632015, 1578632013

$14.95

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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. Stiles' translation and interpretation is a concise and insightful rendering. The volume provides clear understanding for students of yoga, Eastern philosophy, and psychology, who want to use the sutras for spiritual practice or further study. The Sanskrit/English keyword section in the back of the book makes it particularly useful for the latter.

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