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The Yoga sūtras of Patañjali : a new edition, translation, and commentary with insights from the traditional commentators / Edwin F. Bryant.

Author/Creator:
Bryant, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), 1957-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : North Point Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
lxvii, 598 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Patañjali. Yogasūtra.
Yoga.
Language:
Text and commentary in English; Sanskrit text with English translation.
Contents:
The history of yoga
Yoga prior to Patañjali
The Vedic period
Yoga in the Upaniṣads
Yoga in the Mahābhārata
Yoga and Sāṅkhya
Patañjali's yoga
Patañjali and the six schools of Indian philosophy
The Yoga sūtras as a text
The commentaries on the Yoga sūtras
The subject matter of the Yoga sūtras
The dualism of yoga
The Sāṅkhya metaphysics of the text
The goals of yoga
The eight limbs of yoga
The present translation and commentary
Meditative absorption
Practice
Mystic powers
Absolute independence.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contains:
Patañjali. Yogasūtra. English & Sanskrit.
ISBN:
9780865477360 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0865477361 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
243544645
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