Patanjali of Yogasutra

Patanjali of Yogasutra

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Author: Chandramouli S Naikar
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2007
Language: English
Pages: 91
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8126012854


Patanjali, the spiritual guide, a rare genius. a great name in Indian scriptural lore and a great sage, author of Yogasutra, lived in a period which is still in a mystery like other mysteries of India.

An author on Yoga - The Science of Sciences, and a yogi who contributed his experience to the yoga philosophy. It is believed he was an incarnation of Adi Shesha, and was a divine and legendary personality who left behind a legacy to the next generation.

His Yoga is known as Rajayoga and Patanjalayoga leading to liberation. Samadhipada, sadhanapada, Vibhutipada and Kaivalyapada form the mnemonic rules. Patanjali incorporated the needed necessities in a slender treatise. Everything necessary for the thorough understanding of the subject, has been provided by him in a skeleton form.



Literary Contribution
The Yogasutra
Samadhipada - Concentration
Sadhanapada - Means of Attainment
Vibhutipada - Supernormal Power
Kaivalyapada - Isolation
Patanjali as a Yogi

Select Bibliography
Key to Pronunciation
Appendix - Raman Transliteration of the Sutra