LIGHT ON THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALI B.K.S.IYENGAR PDF
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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Then he gives his English translation of the aphorism. Aug 13, Alex Boon rated it really liked it. Not for the faint yogi or philosopher. Iyengar yoga centers are located throughout the world, and it is believed that millions of students practice Iyengar Yoga. If you’re working on your sanskrit, it’s a good book for that. He was the first person to bring Yoga to the West and his teaching has been hugely influential over the past three decades.
There are four other yogas that have come down to us from ancient times that should not be confused with Patanjali’s yoga. I will actually be reading this book over and over for a long time. Iyengar elaborates on a yoga philosophy, which was described by Patanjali in his yoga sutras over 2, years ago. I should add that from the spiritual yogi’s point of view the idea of God is not personal.
The book is thoroughly cross-referenced, and indexed, resulting in an accessible and helpful book that is of immense value both to students of Indian philosophy and practitioners of yoga. He still sees the Sutras in a religious vein, but that is OK. Any serious aspirant should have this book and study it. BKS Iyengar gives the most clear and concise definitions of the sutras. Concentration on the sutras is vital and reading them is one of contemplation and letting everything sink in.
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Note that due to the limitations of some ereading devices not all diacritical marks can sutra shown. You’ve successfully reported this review. A great guide to come back to! Ships with Tracking Number! Please review your cart. A very superb translation and introduction to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. The book is thoroughly cross-referenced, suutras indexed, resulting in an accessible and helpful book that is of immense value both to students of Indian philosophy and practitioners of yoga.
Light on the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali by B.K.S. Iyengar
The Art of Mindfulness. Account Options Sign in. Patanjali wrote this collection of yoga wisdom over 2, years ago. Jan 09, Marla rated it it was amazing. The Gifts of Imperfection. How to write a great review.
Finally there are Iyengar’s commentaries on each of the aphorisms, some of which cover several pages. Jul 26, LeeLee rated it it was amazing. Inside The Yoga Sutras: The Sutras are short and to the point — each liggt only a line or two long. Note that due to the limitations of some ereading devices not all diacritical marks can be shown. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
As the book progresses, you can’t sugras but feel a change in your attitude towards life. Iyengar HarperCollins Publishers, So, this is quite a dense and intense read and I am glad to have read it after Light on Yoga by the same author, which prepared me for some of the deeper concepts. Can t recomend it more to all Yogis out there who want to dive deeper patanjal the Yoga Sutras.
Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle. I love this book and I highly recommend this translation. Books WorldWide Express Condition: So poetic, easy to understand, and beautiful.
There his practice developed as he spent many hours each day learning and experimenting in various techniques.