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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Item Code: IDH251
Author: Mukunda Stiles
Publisher: International Academy Of Ayurved
Edition: 2001
Pages: 170
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.4" X 5.4"
Back of the Book

Mukunda began yoga practices as a teenager while at West Point Military Academy Preparatory Academy. He received shaktipat Kundalini initiation from his spiritual teacher, Swami Muktananda, in 1974. while a student of Muktananda, Mukunda was staff yoga teacher and thought at four Siddha Yoga ashrams. He trained in Classical Hatha and Raja Yoga with many senior teachers and was certified in America's first professional yoga teacher training institute.

He has been on the board of directors of several international yoga organizations, most recently as North American secretary of the World Union of Yoga. He is the Executive Director of American Yoga College, which offers professional teacher training programs. Currently he directs the Yoga Therapy center in Boston, Ma. Offering trainings through the International Ayurveda and Yoga Institute. He can be reached at 120-A Westbourne Terrace, Boston, MA. 02446

"Those who cannot understand the Sanskrit Yogic aphorisms can understand and grasp the essence of them through your book. It may be handy for students to carry and refer to whenever necessary. I wish you all the best in your efforts."

Yogacharya B.K.S. lyengar
Author of Light on Yoga
"Mukunda has produced a remarkably clear and concise translation of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. The book is lucid and to the point, conveying the essence of this often arcane spiritual classic."

David Frawley, Vedic scholar
Author of Ayurvedic Healing
"This is the most readable and enjoyable interpretation of the Yoga Sutras I have ever seen"

Gabrief Cousens, MD psychiatry
Author of Conscious Eating

Introduction 1
Chapter One - On Being Absorbed in Spirit11
Chapter Two - On Practices for being Immersed in Spirit28
Chapter Three - On Supernatural Abilities47
Chapter Four - On Liberation66
Sanskrit Text with Translations
Chapter One - On Being Absorbed in Spirit78
Chapter Two - On Practices for being Immersed in Spirit94
Chapter Three - On Supernatural Abilities112
Chapter Four - On Liberation130
Sources for Sanskrit Translations141
Secondary Sources (without word-by-word translation)142
Books about Yoga Philosophy and the Yoga Sutras144

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