About the Author

Nicolai Bachman

Nicolai Bachman has been teaching Sanskrit, ayurveda, chanting, and yoga-related topics for over ten years. He studied extensively at the American Sanskrit Institute, VagYoga Institute in India, the American Institute of Vedic Studies, and the Ayurvedic Institute, receiving his...

The Path of the Yoga Sutras

A Practical Guide to the Core of Yoga

Nicolai Bachman

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One of the great gifts of the yogic path is that it returns us to a life of simplicity, even as we go about our lives in a world of growing complexity. Through practice, we ultimately find the freedom to be who we really are, and allow others do the same.

This was Patañjali's original intention when he penned his legendary sutras. But when a text is over 2,000 years old, important things can get lost in translation. For today's yoga student looking to take their practice “off the mat and into the world,” Nicolai Bachman presents The Path of the Yoga Sutras.

By organizing the sutras into 51 core concepts that support the Western student in germinating and blossoming these potent “seed” teachings, Bachman has created a breakthrough tool for integrating yoga philosophy and practice, whatever your level of experience.

Product details

Softcover Book:
Contents 1 Paperback book (276 pages)
Date Published August 01, 2011
ISBN-10 1-60407-429-9
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-429-1
Dimensions 5 1/4 x 8 inches
Product Codes 1877, k1877, bk01877

Customer Reviews

By Dana Wittmann
Date Added: Saturday 10 September 2011
This is a clear and precise breakdown of the Sanskrit words that define the yoga mind. The introduction is pretty good too
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By Susie
Date Added: Saturday 4 February 2012
I bought this book because it was recommended by Tias Little - yoga teacher, but I was so disappointed with it. I felt it took all the essence, the true spirituality of Patanjali, the yoga, the union with the infinite that is behind it, away - replacing it self help tips eg, avoid stress by making sure that you leave plenty of time to arrive at meeting. Good advice but not in a book on the sutras of Patanjali
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