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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He had a difficult childhood. Iyengar elaborates on a yoga philosophy, which was described by Patanjali in his yoga sutras over 2, years ago. It is by far the most user friendly version of the sutras I have read to date. Nov 02, Milind rated it liked it. Jan 28, Timmy Fearn rated it it was amazing. The Ocean at the End of the Lane.

Iyengar has the sanskrit word by word translation, then each verse, then paranjali own commentary. Concentration on the sutras is vital and reading them is one of contemplation and letting everything sink in. Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali B. Books WorldWide Express Condition: I gave it 5 stars because it was great in terms of breaking down and explaining every sutra in detail.


Light On The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali B. K. S. Iyengar 2002

In this way the reader can judge the fidelity of Iyengar’s expression. Ria Christie Collections Condition: Aug 03, Pragya Bhatt rated it it was amazing. Ob much easier to understand than other translations and commentary. Mar 22, Annemieke Van rated it it was ok. I am blown away at the wealth of knowledge shared in this book. I will read this again and again. The Sutras are short and to the point — each being only a line or two long.

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.

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

By practising the yoga sutras and learning to control their breathing, individuals will open up a spiritual doorway of transformation. On the first reading I was feeling a bit bogged down by the sanskrit, and especially sutfas parts of Vibhuti Pada.

The sutras and commentary are framed with an Introduction, an Epilogue and four Appendices.

The Light Between Oceans. It was part of the required pre-reading of a yoga teacher training course I took. Menuhin arranged for Iyengar to teach abroad in London, Switzerland, Paris and elsewhere. A New Earth Oprah Patanjali wrote this collection of yoga wisdom over 2, years ago.


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Nov 18, Yashaswi Kumar rated it it was amazing. Jan 09, Marla rated it it was amazing. Has changed my ssutras, I finished it last night and had the most amazing dream.

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