Audio version of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali


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The Organic Sutras,
Recorded in English by Taylor Rees.
Four Centre County Locations were chosen for the recordings.
The Four chapters (Padas) of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
Patanjali fills each sutra with his experiential intelligence, stretching it like a thread (sutra), and weaving it into a garland of pearls of wisdom to flavour and savour by those who love and live in yoga...



To Listen to Chapter 1 press the play button above
about 9 minutes
Samadhi Pada - Samadhi refers to a blissful state where the yogi is absorbed into the One. The author describes yoga and then the nature and the means to attaining samadhi.



To Listen to Chapter 2 press the play button above
about 9 minutes
Sadhana Pada - Sadhana is the Sanskrit word for "practice" or "discipline". Here the author outlines two forms of Yoga: Kriya Yoga (Action Yoga) and Ashtanga Yoga (Eightfold or Eightlimbed Yoga).



To Listen to Chapter 3 press the play button above
about 11 minutes
Vibhuti Pada - Vibhuti is the Sanskrit word for "power" or "manifestation". 'Supra-normal powers' (Sanskrit: siddhi) are acquired by the practice of yoga



To Listen to Chapter 4 press the play button above
about 7 minutes
Kaivalya Pada - Kaivalya literally means "isolation", but as used in the Sutras stands for emancipation, liberation and used interchangeably with moksha (liberation), which is the goal of Yoga.