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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June 28, Imprint: Since then Patanjali’s sutras have been translated into many languages along with commentary to elucidate the concise text, with Vyasa’s commentary from the ninth century–upon which Iyengar makes some reliance–being sytras most important.

Thank you to my dear teacher, Oma, who recommend this book. You submitted the following rating and review. He officially b.ks.iyengar from teaching inbut continues to be active in the world of Iyengar Yoga, teaching special classes and writing books. This was later followed by titles on pranayama and various aspects of yoga philosophy.

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. Quotes from Light on the Yoga By practising the yoga sutras and learning to control their breathing, individuals will open up a spiritual doorway sjtras transformation. And the Mountains Echoed.


Published October 21st lght Thorsons first published A very superb translation and introduction to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Aug 07, Kelly rated it really liked it.

Light On the Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali by Iyengar, B K S

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Light on the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali by B.K.S. Iyengar

On the first reading I was feeling a bit bogged down by the sanskrit, and especially by parts of Vibhuti Pada. Iyengar b.k.s.iyenfar authored 14 books. All but the latter are mentioned in the Bhagavad Gita. The Sutras are b.s.iyengar and to the point — each being only a line or two long. The Sutras are also a wonderful introduction to the spiritual philosophy that is the foundation of yoga practise.

So much easier to understand than other translations and commentary. Finally something clicked and I was able to understand much more clearly the nuances of the consciousness that were being discussed.


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I should add that from the spiritual yogi’s point of view the idea of God is not personal. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! It is a must read. The Art of Power. Apr 12, Roxana Zirakzadeh rated it it was amazing. How to write a great review. Then he gives his English translation of the aphorism. Practicing the Power of Now.

The popularity of yoga in the West can in large part be attributed to Iyengar. The Pillars of the Earth.

Light On the Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali

But before Patanjali’s codification there was no systematic text to guide the aspirant. Lastly, may be missing components, e. Iyengar’s translation was a standout for me among many others I read because he seemed to have lived his yoga.

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