Ashok Kumar Malhotra's An Introduction to Yoga Philosophy: An Annotated Translation PDF

By Ashok Kumar Malhotra

ISBN-10: 0754605248

ISBN-13: 9780754605249

ISBN-10: 0754605647

ISBN-13: 9780754605645

With its promise of private development, actual future health and religious enrichment, yoga is having fun with a resurgence in attractiveness on the flip of the 3rd millennium. to resolve the secret of the self-discipline, its philosophies and relevance in modern lifestyles, the unique textual content of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali needs to be explored. This ebook bargains the 1st obtainable translation and statement on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. An introductory part examines the multidimensional facets of yoga as philosophy, psychology, technological know-how, and faith, in addition to exploring renowned models of yoga within the West. The middle of the booklet bargains a brand new translation of the complete textual content of the Yoga Sutras, in a language that's transparent and understandable to scholars. Commentaries are provided to spotlight the which means of assorted statements (sutras) and key topics are defined through sectional summaries. a whole thesaurus of key terms and names can be supplied. Concluding chapters examine yoga in modern existence, revealing the recognition of yoga within the twenty first century via famous person Wars, and exploring yoga's connection to health and wellbeing and technological know-how, contrasting yoga's holistic view of therapeutic with that of the constrained view of modern-day clinical technological know-how. pattern actual, respiring and meditation workouts are supplied. An advent to Yoga Philosophy deals a finished creation to the Yoga Sutras textual content of Patanjali to all scholars and readers of Indian philosophy and faith, global religions, east-west psychology, and mysticism.

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