There are countless interpretations and commentaries on the Yoga Sutras, originally compiled by Patanjali thousands of years ago

There are countless interpretations and commentaries on the Yoga Sutras, originally compiled by Patanjali thousands of years ago

I found Swami Satchidananda’s version onesto be informative and somewhat blunt – and I mean that sopra per good way. He uses a few modern examples throughout the text esatto help improve the reader’s understanding. This book was originally published mediante 1978 and the addirittura Personally, I’ve only read 2 others before reading this version, so my point of reference may be considered narrow.

I found Swami Satchidananda’s version onesto be informative and somewhat blunt – and I mean that con verso good way. He uses per few modern examples throughout the text preciso help improve the reader’s understanding. This book was originally published per 1978 and the examples he uses still apply (both ironic and sad).

I read one or two sutras before each yoga practice

His attempt preciso explain the overall concept of “never-ending consciousness” that is verso key part of the spirituality of Yoga felt per bit incomplete, or at the very least, confusing. His use of the word God esatto symbolize said consciousness made it hard to distinguish between the Christian concept of God and the yogic concept of consciousness/God/Light . etc.

Swami summarizes and skips over certain sutras entirely within Books 3 & 4. Notably, these are the 2 of the 4 books that most authors summarize because they have less day-to-day useful knowledge, so his choice is common.

Personally, I am very happy that I took the time to read this interpretation of the Yoga Sutras and I’d widely recommend it to others, especially those delving into the world of teaching Yoga. That being said, this isn’t per be-all end-all translation (per niente book is), so I implore you to read other Yoga Sutras commentaries as well. . more

After finally finishing it, I know I need preciso go back sicuro it and study the sutras with some intensity. There is much wisdom bestowed sopra these pages, and there were many moments while reading, I gained clarity on the way I interact and respond with my environment.

Highly recommended for any devoted yoga practitioner, but also for those who are interested durante asian philosophy. Although yoga is not defined by one religion, the influences of Hinduism per After finally finishing it, I know I need sicuro go back sicuro it and study the sutras with some intensity. There is much wisdom bestowed sopra these pages, and there were many moments while reading, I gained clarity on the way I interact and respond with my environment.

If you are looking for per complete commentary on the Yoga Sutras, this is not the book for you

Highly recommended for any devoted yoga practitioner, but also for those who are interested mediante asian philosophy. Although yoga is not defined by one religion, the influences of Hinduism and Buddhism are apparent. I liked how Satchidananda used present day examples sicuro explain the sutras and did not hesitate sicuro incorporate science. . more

Praise be! Read on time for the upcoming teacher istruzione weekend. Well worth the read mediante this context, some excellent teachings here (from 2000+ years ago), and also some provocation – always good to question rather than accept with blind faith. I understand there’s another version from verso feminist perspective – I’ll search it out. Also, the expansion of final sutra of the final (4th) book reminded me of something I was told per Pikangikum one time, that I absolutely did not get, had onesto do with b Praise be! Read on time for the upcoming teacher preparazione weekend. Well worth the read in this context, some excellent teachings here (from 2000+ years ago), and also some provocation – always good puro question rather than accept with blind faith. I understand there’s another version from verso feminist perspective – I’ll search it out. Also nome utente passion, the expansion of final sutra of the final (4th) book reminded me of something I was told per Pikangikum one time, that I absolutely did not get, had preciso do with being sopra a particular state, where you were not responsible for your actions. Seeing it here con another context has me rethinking, but still not yet understanding. I wish I could go back preciso Pik. I suppose I can. Per good topic for tete-a-tete.

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