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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Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the sitras. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar Kannada: The Signature of All Things.

To anyone keen on entering the vast, wise world of Yoga and embarking on a spiritual journey, this book is a must read. Apr 20, Maureen rated it really liked it. Iyengar was born into a poor Hebbar Iyengar family. B.k.s.iyenga trivia or quizzes yet. The Sutras are short and to the point — each being only a line or two long.

It is also called raja yoga, the so-called king’s yoga that comes after one has mastered the preliminaries of hatha yoga.

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Aug 03, Pragya Bhatt rated it it was amazing. I love the commentary, the graphs and pretty much everything in this great book. The theory behind the practice There was yoga before the time of Patanjali but it was not written tue, or at least no text survives. It is by far the most user b.k.z.iyengar version of the sutras I have read to date.


Mar 22, Annemieke Van rated it it was ok. Jan 09, Marla rated it it was amazing.

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

The Fault in Our Stars. Patanjali wrote this collecti. The Sutras show the reader how we can transform ourselves through the practice of yoga, gradually developing the mind, body and emotions, so we can become spiritually evolved.

I will actually be reading this book over and over for a long time. Patanjali wrote this collection of yoga wisdom over 2, years ago. Written in My Own Heart’s Blood.

Excellent description and explanation of the sutras. Has changed my life, I finished it last night and had the most amazing dream. Think and Grow Rich!

Territorial restrictions may be printed on the book. BKS Iyengar has translated each one, and provided his own insightful commentary and explanation for modern readers. Powell’s Hoga Chicago Condition: Indeed he often gives several possible English equivalents for each Sanskrit word.

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Iyengar No preview available – The Art of Power. The Narrow Road to the Deep North. The sutras and commentary are framed with an Introduction, an Epilogue and four Appendices. Apr 08, John Hawkins rated onn it was amazing. Iyengar yoga zutras are located throughout the world, and it is believed that millions of students practice Iyengar Yoga.


They are bhakti yoga, the yoga of faith and devotion; karma yoga, the yoga of selfless work; jnana yoga, the yoga of knowledge; and tantric yoga, the mystical yoga of self-indulgence.

He had a difficult childhood. 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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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The Sutras are short and to the point – each being only a line or two long. Iyengar also provides a personal perspective by including examples from his own life in order to illustrate the benefits of this yoga.

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. But before Patanjali’s codification there was no systematic text to guide the aspirant.

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