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The Yoga Sutra and You: A Look at What Patanjali Offers Us Today
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Where did Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras come from? How are they being used today? What is their potential in the future? Students of yoga now encounter Patanjali's Yoga Sutras in a variety of contexts, including yoga teacher training programs, university classes, yoga studios, meditation centers, and bookshops. There are many translations of these sutras, as well as commentaries; some from long ago, and some written recently. How can we respect tradition while applying this ancient wisdom to our lives today? Edwin Bryant, Ph.D., professor of Hinduism at Rutgers University and author of a new translation and commentary on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, joins Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian for a conversation about the sutras’ relevance in today’s world. Tune in to discover how this classic text can help you on your quest to meditate more skillfully and live a spiritually conscious life.