“We forget that people throughout time are the same as us today,” says Edwin Bryant, translator and commentator on The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. “Their minds . In Bryant completed a translation of the Yoga Sutras and their traditional commentaries. Edwin Bryant received his Ph.D in Indic languages and Cultures from load, Edwin currently teaches workshops on the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, and Hindu.
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Edwin Bryant (author) – Wikipedia
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Description Written almost two millennia ago, Patanjali’s work focuses on how to attain the direct experience and realization of the purusa: As the classical treatise on the Hindu understanding of mind and consciousness and on the technique of meditation, it has exerted immense influence over the religious practices of Hinduism in India and, more recently, in the West.
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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Each sutra is presented as Sanskrit text, transliteration, and precise English translation, and is followed by Bryant’s authoritative commentary, which is grounded in the classical understanding of yoga and conveys the meaning and depth of the sutras sutrxs a user-friendly manner for a Western readership without compromising scholarly rigor or traditional authenticity. In addition, Bryant presents insights drawn from the primary traditional commentaries on the sutras written over the last millennium sutas a half.
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His translations from the Sanskrit are precise and well-grounded, and his interpretations are provocative and persuasive. His book will surely be welcomed by both serious scholars and responsible practitioners. His book byant a well-rounded and inspiriting course on the real connections between ideas, practices, and direct experience. I enthusiastically recommend it. His clear and engaging prose brings Patanjali’s aphorisms to life, taking his reader on an amazing journey through the show more.
Edwin Bryant, Ph.D. — About Edwin
He is a professor of Hindu religion and philosophy at Rutgers University, and also teaches workshops on the yoga sutras and other Hindu texts in yoga communities around the world. Book ratings by Goodreads.
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