The Yoga Sūtra of Patañjali

The Yoga Sūtra of Patañjali

2 Seasons

a verse by verse discussion of one of the most important texts for yoga practitioners everywhere. Patañjali Yoga Sutram is a highly regarded text encompassing 4 chapters on the state of yoga, the practice of yoga, benefits and cautions of the yoga path and the ultimate aim of abiding peace. Studying this text is an enormous support to our continued practice.

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The Yoga Sūtra of Patañjali
  • Yoga Sūtra 1.1

    Episode 1

    The Subject of this text...

    अथ योगानुशासनम् ॥१॥
    atha yogānuśāsanam ॥1॥

  • Yoga Sūtra 1.2

    Episode 2

    The definition of the subject matter...

    योगश्चित्तवृत्तिनिरोधः ॥२॥
    yogaś citta-vr̥tti-nirodhaḥ ॥2॥

  • Yoga Sūtra 1.3

    Episode 3

    The result of yoga...

    तदा द्रष्टुः स्वरूपे ऽवस्थानम् ॥३॥
    tadā draṣṭuḥ svarūpe 'vasthānam ॥3॥

  • Yoga Sūtra 1.4

    Episode 4

    the counter option...

    वृत्तिसारूप्यमितरत्र ॥४॥
    vr̥tti-sārūpyam itaratra ॥4॥