About the Book :
Light On The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali is one of the few authentic and legitimate self-help books exclusively for the ancient Indian art of Yoga. The widely followed book has been written keeping in mind the completely unexposed Western mind, and opens gate to spiritual orientation.
The text consists mainly of Yoga sutras, or hymns, as expressed by Patanjali, along with a comprehensive set of yogic postures. The author has taken tremendous efforts to be as authentic as possible and each posture is explained and demonstrated with clarity. Moreover, he also suggests daily routines for a variety of physical goals and targets. His commentary on the topic is directed at novice aspirants who has had little or no exposure to the art of Yoga, and the tone and descriptions are convincing in terms of knowledge disseminated and in engaging the reader.
Light On The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali was published by Element as reissue edition in 2005, and is available in paperback.
- It contains a new translation of Yoga sutras (hymns and aphorisms) of the ancient saint Patanjali.
- It has been meticulously authored by BKS Iyengar, an exponent of the artform.
iSbn : 978-8172235420; Harper Elements ; 368 pages
About the Author :
BKS Iyengar , a widely followed and respected Yoga guru, who has had the distinction of guiding and influencing famous luminaries of the West like Yehudi Menuhin. His Yoga classes are offered throughout the world, and his treatises on the art are equally famous as his own popularity. He was among the TIME magazine’s most influential persons of the world and also awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian honor.