The Secret of the Yoga Sutra

Samadhi Pada
Narrated by: D.C. Rao
Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (147 ratings)

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The Yoga Sutra is the living source wisdom of the yoga tradition. Using it as a guide, we can unlock the hidden power of yoga, and experience the promise of yoga in our life. The Yoga Sutra is as fresh today as it was 2200 years ago when it was discovered by the sage Patanjali. It is the first practitioner-oriented commentary which is fully grounded in a living tradition. By applying its living wisdom in our practice, we can achieve the purpose of life: lasting fulfillment and ultimate freedom.

©2014 Himalayan Institute (P)2017 Himalayan Institute

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Very thorough and captivating narration

Very thoroughly explained and clearly presented. I honestly can not wait for the next book!

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AMAZING AMAZING COMMENTARY

I loved listening to this audiobook and plan to also buy the physical book to keep as a handy reference. The content and the narration was outstanding! Very clear, informative, and illuminating! To the author—-Please continue to use DC Rao to narrate your books! Please also consider writing a commentary on The Gita! I plan to purchase all of your previous works as well as your future products.

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  • BK
  • 07-07-19

Loving this and excellent interpretation

D.C Rao- love his voice, could listen all day. Infact -have peacefully fallen asleep listening to this book many times. I have begun to chant the sutras and feel better about my pronounciation as DC clearly and slowly pronounces each sankrit sutra before starting commmentary. Dr. Pandit offers thorough and easy to understand interpretion of all chapters. He also gives the relatable sutras during the explanations thus making it easier to connect the dots as well offering basic pranyama techniques and the "why's" of each of the practices. Seriously have listened to this so many times I think it's starting to sink in without note taking. The sanskrit words are becoming part of my vocabularly. If you are a Yoga teacher, get this book. I have a few other sutra books in paper and stil go to this version regulary

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A Wonderful Tutorial

I was reading The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali when I found this book. Dr. Tiguanait's explanations are incredibly helpful. If you are studying The Yoga Sutras, this book is a must.

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Absolutely loved it! It is a must for anybody understanding the knowledge of past Sages.

As I am on my sixth time listening to this audiobook. Many different things are seeping in subtly in at the correct time needed. As practice is difficult after due to a severe TBI. More practice in the way focus back to my breath. As more conceptual practice that thus leads to higher states of samadhi and the ultimate aspiration of the other shore. Never expecting The bearing of fruit, As to never expecting anything. Thus just open your heart, and open mind, mindfully while always practicing Meta. -Robert Ouellette-

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Thank you for creating this in Audible

Being able to listen to the Sanskrit and the commentary helped me understand in a way that was much more impactful than reading the book alone. I'm looking forward to the next Chapter!

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Incredible

This books is to be heard many many times as it’s packed with substance. The author has done a incredible job in decrypting patanjali for the mortals.

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<br />a must for anyone seeking knowledge and wisdom

great book that explains thoroughly the sutras and many of the aspects of The Vedic philosophy

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Life changing information.

Explained in layman's terms to be truly born again. Just do it, if you dare.

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So helpful!

This book has been so helpful and illuminating. I will be listening to it over and over.

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  • HJ
  • 04-18-19

Underdtanding

Very good listen reccomended. Easy access to a complex subject. Nicely narrated. Enloyed. Two more words

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-21-19

A treasure

One of the best book I've found for the Patanjali great yoga sutra! highly recommended

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  • Mark Workman
  • 09-29-18

Excellent,traditionally presented teaching on Yoga

Good scholarship and years of practice have combined to produce a top quality explanation of the Yoga of Patanjali.