Light on the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali has ratings and 42 reviews. BKS Iyengar’s translation and commentary on these ancient yoga sutras has been desc. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a collection of aphorisms, each one concerning B.K.S. Iyengar is the world’s most revered living teacher of yoga. He was. Sanskrit Literature, Vedic literature, Hinduism Scriptures, Shankhya, yoga, Darshan, ‘Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali B.K.S. Iyengar.

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You submitted the following rating and review. Can t recomend it more to all Yogis out there who want to dive deeper into the Yoga Sutras.

Ratings and Reviews 0 9 star ratings 0 reviews. The Art of Talking to Yourself. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Please contact us for any questions regarding this book.!! Lastly, may be missing components, e. Iyengar Harper Collins, Patanjali wrote this collection of yoga wisdom over 2, years ago. You’ve successfully reported this review. Since then Patanjali’s sutras have been translated into many languages along with commentary to elucidate the concise text, with Vyasa’s commentary from the ninth century–upon which Iyengar m The theory behind the practice There was yoga before the time of Patanjali but it was not written down, or at least no text survives.

There, Iyengar began to learn asana practice, patanuali steadily improved his health. However, the language is very colloquial, which a lot of readers might not appreciate. Paperback Book, Fast Shipping. As the book progresses, you can’t help but feel a change in h.k.s.iyengar attitude towards life. Iyengar yoga centers are located throughout the world, and it is believed that millions of students practice Iyengar Yoga.


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Light on the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali

InIyengar met and befriended the famous violinist Yehudi Menuhin. Furthermore, the emphasis here, as in all of Iyengar’s work, is on the practical and the non-sectarian so that Iyengar’s yoga is accessible and appropriate for persons of all faiths, and is in negation of none.

The Power of Now. Log-in or create an account first! B.k.s.iyengxr suspect that the yoga sutras are something that slowly reveal themselves, as the sadhaka moves along his or her journey through yoga and through life. Iyengar’s father died when he was 9 years old, and he continued to suffer from a variety of maladies in childhood, including malaria, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and general malnutrition. Each page is a lifetime of learning. It was part of the required pre-reading of a yoga teacher training course I took.

For each of the aphorisms most texts have omitting number 3.

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I should add that from the spiritual yogi’s point of view the tbe of God is not personal. Open Preview See a Problem?

Nov 20, Susan rated it it was amazing. With the publication of this book a decade ago, B. No highlighting and No markings. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

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Better yet, the reader can have reference to another translation I have Ernest Wood’s, Alistair Shearer’s and Barbara Stoler Miller’s in front of me, but there are many others and compare the results, and in doing so, come to a fuller appreciation of Patanjali’s sometimes enigmatic patanuali. Book that contains insight on yoga sutras of legendary bhagwan Patanjali. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Aug 03, Pragya Bhatt rated it it was amazing. Behind each sutra, readers will also learn about the philosophy behind each technique.


The theory behind the practice There was yoga before the time of Patanjali but it was not written down, or at least no text survives. Pose is the artistic assumption of a position. He still sees the Sutras in a religious vein, b.k.s.iyengat that is OK. The Sutras are also a wonderful introduction to the spiritual philosophy that is the foundation of yoga practise.

So much easier to understand than other translations and commentary.

The eternal wisdom of Patanjali, offered as intense nuggets, have been profoundly and brilliantly explained by the renowned yoga guru B. A complete guide to unravel the dynamics of disentanglement as portrayed in dualistic theories of Samkhya.

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Read this book after some years of practice. There are sutras, each concerning an aspect of the path to enlightenment through yoga. The Ocean at the End of the Lane.