29. Practice Makes Perfect: Patañjali’s Yoga-Sūtra

Posted on 13 November 2016

Yoga as presented by Patañjali offers a practical complement to the Sāṃkhya theory of the cosmos and the self.

Further Reading

• M. Burley, Classical Sāṃkhya and Yoga: an Indian Metaphysics of Experience (London: 2007).

• M. Eliade, Yoga: Immortality and Freedom (Princeton: 1970).

• M.S.A. Ferraz, “Some Remarks on the Yogasūtra,” Philosophy East and West 59 (2009), 249-62.

• K.A. Jacobsen (ed.), Theory and Practice of Yoga: Essays in Honour of Gerald James Larson (Delhi: 2008).

• G.J. Larson and R.S. Bhattacharya, Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, vol.XII: Yoga, India’s Philosophy of Meditation (Delhi: 2008).

• I. Whicher, The Integrity of the Yoga Darśana: a Reconsideration of Classical Yoga (Delhi: 2000).

• I. Whicher and D. Carpenter (eds), Yoga: the Indian Tradition (London: 2003).


rafik 23 November 2016


please may you tell me the name of the song that is played at the start and end of podcast 29

29. Practice Makes Perfect: Patañjali’s Yoga-Sūtra



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