The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali

A New Edition, Translation, and Commentary

Ranked #76 in Hinduism

A landmark new translation and edition

Written almost two millennia ago, Pata�jali's work focuses on how to attain the direct experience and realization of the purusa the innermost individual self, or soul. As the classical treatise on the Hindu understanding of mind and consciousness and on the technique of meditation, it has exerted immense influence over the religious practices of Hinduism in India and, more recently, in the West.

Edwin F. Bryant's translation is clear, direct, and exact. Each sutra is presented as Sanskrit text, transliteration, and...

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