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Enlightenment! The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali: A New Translation and Commentary

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ISBN: 9780931783173
Publisher: SFA Publications
Publication Date: 1995-11
Number of pages: 349
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The Yoga Sutras of Maharshi Patanjali are an elegant description of the expansion of consciousnss and the psychological, emotional, and physical transformations involved. Many commentators have mistaken the sutras for steps to enlghtenment, believing it necessary to renounce normal life and force the mind into silence. Nothing could be further from the truth. This translation and commentary corrects this unfortunate distortion, clearly revealing the power of the sutras to illuminate the nature of the Self and brings to light the true pupose and meaning of Pantanjali's words.

The Yoga Sutras do not contain the actual techniques to achieve enlightenment, but do describe what happens when proper tools are correctly applied. The techniques themselves have always been passed on through personal instruction, one enlivened heart to another.

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