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By Ashok Kumar Malhotra

With its promise of non-public development, actual wellbeing and fitness and non secular enrichment, yoga is having fun with a resurgence in attractiveness on the flip of the 3rd millennium. to solve the secret of the self-discipline, its philosophies and relevance in modern existence, the unique textual content of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali has to be explored. This publication bargains the 1st obtainable translation and remark on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. An introductory part examines the multidimensional features of yoga as philosophy, psychology, technological know-how, and faith, in addition to exploring well known types of yoga within the West. The center of the e-book bargains a brand new translation of the whole textual content of the Yoga Sutras, in a language that's transparent and understandable to scholars. Commentaries are awarded to focus on the which means of varied statements (sutras) and key issues are defined through sectional summaries. a whole word list of keyword phrases and names can be supplied. Concluding chapters examine yoga in modern lifestyles, revealing the recognition of yoga within the twenty first century via big name Wars, and exploring yoga's connection to future health and technology, contrasting yoga's holistic view of therapeutic with that of the restricted view of modern day scientific technology. pattern actual, respiring and meditation routines are supplied. An advent to Yoga Philosophy bargains a complete advent to the Yoga Sutras textual content of Patanjali to all scholars and readers of Indian philosophy and faith, international religions, east-west psychology, and mysticism.

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