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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Alistair Shearer

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A wonderful translation, full of contemporary insight yet luminous with eternal truth. Jacob Needleman The Yoga Sutras were cast in their present form in India around the third century b.c. Yoga is from the Sanskrit root meaning union, and a sutra is a thread or aphoristic verse. The basic questions Who am I? Where am I going? What is the purpose of life? are asked by each new generation, and Patanjali s answers form one of the oldest and most vibrant spiritual texts in the world. He explains what yoga is, how it works, and exactly how to purify the mind and let it settle into absolute stillness. This stillness is our own Self. It is the indispensable ground for Enlightenment, which is the ultimate goal of all our aspirations. Alistair Shearer s lucid introduction and superb translation, fully preserving Patanjali s jewel-like style, bring these ancient but vital teachings to those who seek the path of self-knowledge today. Bell Tower s series, Sacred Teachings, offers essential spiritual classics from all traditions. May each book become a trusted companion on the way of truth, encouraging readers to study the wisdom of the ages and put it into practice each day."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780609609590
ISBN-10: 0609609599
Format: Hardback
(158mm x 122mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alistair Shearer

ALISTAIR SHEARER did postgraduate work in Sanskrit at the University of Lancaster, after studying literature at Cambridge. He has practiced and taught meditation for many years. He currently divides his time between lecturing and writing on the sacred art of Hinduism and Buddhism, teaching meditation courses, and leading cultural tours to the Indian subcontinent each winter. His latest publications include The Spirit of Asia and Buddha: The Intelligent Heart.

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