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ESSENCE OF YOGA
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ESSENCE OF YOGA
A true Yogi needs to understand the underlying link between Body, Mind, Soul, and Consciousness. Patanajali Yoga Sutra ( 200BC) explains that in less than 200 succinct Sanskrit sentences. This work a collaboration between Tantrik Master - Yogi Shankar(Kashmir), Vedic Poet - Pandit Vaidyanath(Kerala), and Sanskrit Scholar - Pandit Vinayak(Rishikesh). It is a simple literal translation of these profound verses, then their classical Sanskrit chanting plus explanation of common Sanskrit terms without the customary fluffy commentary. The oft quoted Union and Eight Limbs of Yoga are linked to Actions, Rules, Postures, Mediations, Detachment, and Powers in a step by step fashion.
YOGA PRACTICE + YOGIC LIFE STYLE
Reading the Sutras will help you understand the rationale for various actions in the Yoga class, the end goal of the Yoga, and apply these principles to leading a more fulfilling life on and off the mat. If you are teachers you can pick an individual Sutra at the beginning of the class to expound upon for your students.
FOR NEWBIES,YOGIS, YOGINIS
The app is useful both early or advanced Yoga practitioner in different ways. The beginner can use it to get the essential roadmap of the Yoga. The advanced can use the app as a handy reference to observe and guide their daily practices to conform to the Yogic Path- in actions, practices, and mindset. Both can hear and learn proper pronunciations for certain Sanskrit words and sutras.
AUTHORITY on YOGA
While Yoga is at least 5000 Year old but Patanajli's work lays out the essence of Yoga. Composed of 4 succinct volumes(padas), and 196 Sanskrit sentence or threads(sutras) is the authoritative guide on Yoga fundamentals.
All 4 volumes, and 196 Sutras covered.
Each Sutra is translated as is to retain its succinctness.
Each Sutra is chanted in Sanskrit, transliterated in English, and also depicted in original Sanskrit.
Eight Limbs are provide also in a appendix for easy reference.
Section wise grouping of Sutras for quick lookup.
Ability to bookmark Sutras.
Chanting of all 4 Padas and individual sutras in Sanskrit.
A Sanskrit Glossary provides an easy reference for commonly occurring terms.
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