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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: A New Edition, Translation, and Commentary

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: A New Edition, Translation, and Commentary

by Edwin F. Bryant

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780865477360
Pages: 672
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 17 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-24
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A landmark new translation and edition Written almost two millennia ago, Patañjali’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 precise English translation, and is followed by Bryant’s ...