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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The Light Between Oceans. We appreciate your feedback. Patanjali wrote this collection of yoga wisdom over 2, years ago. Living in a Mindful Universe. Book that contains insight on yoga sutras of legendary bhagwan Patanjali.

Great start for students of classical yoga. The review must be at least 50 characters long. I gave it 5 stars because it was great in terms of breaking down and explaining every sutra in detail. A tough read with difficult concepts. Anyone oh in buddhism, yoga, hinduism or just living with more compassion should ln read this. This is an awesome interpretation of the Yoga Sutras. Apr 08, John Hawkins rated it it was amazing.

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Light On the Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali

With the publication of this book a decade ago, B. Jun 24, Dennis Littrell rated it it was amazing.

Indeed he often gives several possible English equivalents for each Sanskrit word. Iyengar also stressed on the importance of the flow of energy and consciousness of the mind, which will occur once the posture and breathing are aligned.

No, cancel B.k.s.iyehgar, report it Thanks! The theory behind the practice There was yoga before the time of Patanjali but it was not written down, or at least no text survives.

There is 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. Return to Book Page. Think and Grow Rich! Great resource for those interested in yoga philosophy. Refresh and try again. Iyengar was born into a poor Hebbar Iyengar family. Furthermore, the emphasis here, as in all of Iyengar’s work, is on the practical and the non-sectarian so that Iyengar’s yoga is accessible and appropriate for persons of all faiths, and is in negation of onn.

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Eastern Body, Western Mind. Used – Very Good. The Fault in Our Stars. Aug 13, Alex Boon rated it really liked it. Nov 20, Susan rated it it was amazing. He still sees the Sutras in a religious vein, but that is OK. Iyengar’s home village of Belur, Karnataka, India, was in the grips of the influenza pandemic at the time of his birth, leaving him sickly and weak. Written in My Own Heart’s Blood. It was part of the required pre-reading of a yoga teacher training course I took. Patanjali wrote this collection of yoga wisdom over 2, years ago.


I find humor in this as it is actually written very clearly, but my mind was not able to remain focused on the subject in the beginning.

Aug 11, Vanshika rated it liked it. I love this book and I highly recommend this translation. With the encouragement of Krishnamacharya, Iyengar moved to Pune to teach yoga in The eternal wisdom of Patanjali, offered as intense nuggets, have been profoundly and brilliantly explained by the renowned yoga guru Sutfas.