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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Continue paranjali Checkout Continue shopping. When Things Fall Apart. Book that contains insight on yoga sutras of legendary bhagwan Patanjali. Apr 12, Roxana Zirakzadeh rated it it was amazing. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

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.

Light on the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali by B.K.S. Iyengar

Aptanjali, Iyengar began to learn asana practice, which steadily improved his health. He is considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world and has been practicing and teaching yoga for more than 75 years. A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom. A New Earth Oprah We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

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I’ll be reading this book the rest of my life. Note that due to the limitations of some ereading devices not all diacritical marks can be shown.

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Iyengar clearly has a great knowledge and wisdom, but I can sense the humility he feels in bringing his interpretation of Patanjali’s sublime work to us; he truly considers himself a perpetual student in awe of a revered master. It is an in depth explanation on the philosophy of yoga.

Light On the Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali by Iyengar, B K S

Iyengar No preview available – Not for the faint yogi or philosopher. After reading his book, readers will soon discover that the division between the mind and body is simply illusory. I’ve since been over it again to summarise it, and found I was feeling more comfortable with it and more familiar with sanskrit words. It is by far the most user friendly version of the sutras I have read to date. B.k.s.iyenfar brings out wonderful lightt.

Light on the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali

The B.k.s.iyengaf of Habit. Can t recomend it more to all Yogis out there who want to dive deeper into the Yoga Sutras. Thank you to my dear teacher, Oma, who recommend this book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Even the oj sincere practitioners will find the information and interpretation given by Iyengar daunting. B.k.a.iyengar 28, Timmy Fearn rated it it was amazing.

We find elements of the practice in the Upanishads and of course in the Bhagavad Gita. Jan 09, Marla rated it it was amazing. Great if you want to see the original language and the B.k.s.iyenga insights. I am blown away at the wealth of knowledge shared in this book. That said, some readers may not read the book in its entirety because many sutras are complex and would require a steady yoga practice to really understand.


The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: The Sutras are also a wonderful introduction to the spiritual philosophy that is the foundation of yoga practise. Soon he overcame his childhood weaknesses. May 19, Brian Wilcox rated it it was amazing.

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Covers could be repaired or might have self wear sign. They are amongst the world’s most revered and ancient teachings and are the earliest, most holy yoga reference. Indeed he often gives several possible English equivalents for each Sanskrit word. What makes Biblio different?

Lastly, may be missing components, e. I should add that from the spiritual yogi’s point of view the idea of God is not personal.

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It’s rich in explanations and wisdom. I will patanja,i be reading this book over and over for a long time. Iyengar even identifies Patanjali as “an evolved soul incarnated of his own will to help humanity” who has “assumed human form, experienced our sorrow and joys, and learned to transcend them.