Composed thousands of years ago, this work is the foundation of India’s greatest legacy: the practice of Yoga.
The illustrations used in this book have been greatly inspired by the traditional Tibetan temple paintings and rich artworks crafted on the walls and architecture of ancient Indian temples like Chidambaram, Brihadeeswarar temple, etc.
To make this art edition long-lasting and acid free special papers that are sourced from sustainable European forests have been used. The entire edition is printed with environmentally friendly vegetable ink made of natural ingredients from Japan.
Exclusive antique-styled, finely crafted box made of solid wood with metal lock, adorned with Swarovski crystals.
A Metal Bookmark with an engraved classic design
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About the Book
Yoga is the most ancient science which has been taught for thousands of years. Maharṣi Patañjali systematized and organized it by formulating 196 aphorisms, which are called the Yoga-Sūtras.
A Tribute to Maharṣi Patañjali
Maharṣi Patañjali stands out as one of the mightiest trees of wisdom to have emerged from the fertile soil of ancient India.Maharṣi Patañjali made a three-fold contribution to humanity:
His insights on Sanskrit grammer to the purification of speech.
His insights on medicine to the purification of the body.
His insights on Yoga to the purification of the mind.
Maharṣi Patañjali classified the Yoga Sūtrās into Four Pādas (chapters)
Maharṣi Patañjali explains how the modes of the mind operate and how they must be halted in order for a Yogī to achieve Samādhi.
Maharṣi introduces the eight limbs of Yoga and explains each of them in detail, along with the fruit of their practice.
Here Maharṣi elaborates upon a special Yogic method known as Samyama.
Finally Maharṣi describes the ultimate purpose of existence – to achieve the state of Enlightenment