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The Sootras of Patanjali Yog Darshan:
Concise Rendition, by Brijendra

 Meditation      Practice      Attainment      Liberation

As a yoga educator for the last 15 years, I have yet to find a truer, more complete, and accessible translation , rendering, or commentary of Patanjali's seminal work - YOGA DARSHAN. Brijendra, Robert William Eaton shares with us the benefit of his many years of not only brilliant scholarship, but his years as one who has been faithfully engaged in real sadhana.

Every time I use his book, The Sootras of Patanjali Yog Darshan: Concise Rendition, in my teaching, my students always comment on how much they love the perfect clarity and wisdom of his translation . All of Brijendra's books are like that offered to us readers and yogis from the perspective of one who has done this work of chitt vritti nirodh and has most certainly himself attained that state of yog samadhi. —Hali Schwartz, Director of Hali Yoga, Toronto, Canada



This is a succinct rendering of the Yog Sootras of Patanjali from his work Yog Darshan. The sootras, or aphorisms, present in extremely concise form the basic philosophy and lifestyle of the yogi, the one who seeks the pure and free state of undivided Oneness.

This book was prepared for those who need a brief rendering of the sootras and who, perhaps, wish to learn the Sanskrit sootras and or to teach this great work to others. Consequently, this work presents:

An introductory overview of Yog Darshan
Sanskrit text of each sootra
English transliteration of each sootra
English translation of each word in the sootra
A concise translation of the sootra in English

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This 132-page book/study-guide also makes a great textbook for those teaching classes on the Yoga Sootras of Patanjali. This book is offered as a companion volume to the audio CD or MP3 in which the author pronounces and sings the sootras.

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Your Complete Study Package for
Learning the Sootras:

The Patanjali Yog Sootras CD with the sootras recited and sung by Brijendra and The Yog Sootras of Patanjali: Concise Rendition book can be used together so that you have all that you need to study the sootras. This intense study of the sootras can become a daily practice to bring about the goal of Patanjali Yog Darshan which is Kaivalya, the Vision of Oneness. This practice will also allow you to master the sootras so that you can teach them to others. This CD and book can be purchased together at a special price.

You will have the sound recording to learn the pronunciation and tune and the book with the Sanskrit text, English transliteration and concise meanings in order to further your understanding and knowledge and to be able to teach this subject to others. You can purchase both together at a special price.

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