Hartranft's translation makes the yoga-sutra accessible without sacrificing depth.
It is useful to read different translations of the Yoga Sutra and none is better than this concise rendering with its illuminating commentary.
I can only recommend this book for anyone seriously interested in studding yoga sutra.
This book remains one of the best books I have ever read in general. Hartranft really gets into the mind and wisdom of Patanjali that i almost unmatched by any modern scholar. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jason Gregory (Author, Filmmaker & Public Speaker)
Patanjali was a sage who happened to be a genius at collecting and integrating information about the subject of Yoga and presenting it in a concise manner for the yogis and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by lonebeaut
Hartranft's translation makes the yoga-sutra accessible without sacrificing depth. His interspersed commentary in the first chapters provides useful context. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ephalia
I have an English translation of the yoga-sutra of patanjali and it is cumbersome compared to this edition. This one is much better.Published 9 months ago by personofoccultbackground
Excellent use of the written word, clear and very understandable. I am returning to love this book and the love wimthinPublished 10 months ago by zan
Ancient wisdom from the Far Eastern masters is sometimes not easily understood from the Westerrn point of view. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Peggy Smith
in great condition. love this translation and it's connections to Buddhism. Am very interested in the parallels between yoga and Buddhism.Published 17 months ago by Maya
For those who meditate with a disciplined seriousness, for those who want a literate process to calm and still their mind to give themselves a sense of cosmic, universal peace, for... Read morePublished 21 months ago by D. Lawrence