The Essence of Yoga: Reflections on the Yoga Sūtras of Pata˝jali

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Rudra Press, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 275 pages
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The Yoga Sutras distill the essentials of an integrated system of physical and spiritual discipline. All too often, Westerners bypass the philosophy and practice the physical postures. But it is impossible to authentically practice the physical postures without first having grasped the philosophical underpinnings. This book provides a translation of each sutra, study questions, themes for reflection, an illuminating commentary, and the sutra word for word in Sanskrit; an eloquent translation by a celebrated yoga teacher for every yoga and philosophy student; and a modern interpretation of yoga's most important text, the essential source of Yoga.

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An easy to read commentary on the Yoga Sutras. Read full review

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Probably the book that I reread most often. Add to "continually reading" shelf. Read full review

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