The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation with Commentary

April 1, 2003|
The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation with Commentary by Chip Hartranft
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In just 196 short aphorisms, this classic work of Indian philosophy spells out succinctly how the mind works, and how it is possible to use the mind to attain liberation. Compiled in the second or third century CE, the Yoga-Sutra is a road map of human consciousness—and a particularly helpful guide to the mind states one encounters in meditation, yoga, and other spiritual practices. It expresses the truths of the human condition with great eloquence: how we know what we know, why we suffer, and how we can discover the way out of suffering. Chip Hartranft''s fresh translation and extensive, lucid commentary bring the text beautifully to life. He also provides useful auxiliary materials, including an afterword on the legacy of the Yoga-Sutra and its relevance for us today.
Chip Hartranft''s work bridges the traditions of yoga and Buddhist meditation. He is the founding director of The Arlington Center, dedicated to the integration of yoga and dharma practice, and has taught a blend of movement and stillness to students in the Boston area since 1978. A student of yoga chiefly in the Krishnamacharya t...
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Title:The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation with Commentary
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:144 pages, 8.99 X 5.98 X 0.46 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.99 X 5.98 X 0.46 in
Published:April 1, 2003
Publisher:Shambhala
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781590300237

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