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Patanjali's Yoga is a Indian system of philosophy. The practical methods that Patanjali outlines in his Yoga Sutras is also known as Raja Yoga. But different Indian systems of philosophy define Yoga in different terms. Professor Chandradhar Sharma writes in his classical book A Critical Survey of Indian Philosophy p 169 in latest edition, (p 157, older ...


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It is very interesting to know that Adi Shankaracharya would have written Bhashya on Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The idea of Adi Shankaracharya's view on Patanjali Yoga Sutras often comes in my mind and the only thing known/available is that in his commentary on BrahmaSutras, Adi Shankaracharya refuted the Yoga School just by a single paragraph. (Actually ...


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He is quoting sayings of Pañcaśikhā according to Vācaspati Miśra​'s sub commentary (popularly known as Tattva Vaiśāradī) on Vyāsa​'s commentary on Yogasutras of Patanjali. Quoting Sanskrit text of Tattva Vaiśāradī from Yoga-vaiśāradī site and English translation from Patanjali's Yoga Sutraswith The Commentary Of Vyasa And The Gloss Of Vachaspati Misra Rama ...


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He is mentioned in 18 chapter of harivamsha parva in Mahabharata. As per this, Jaigīṣavya is the foremost teacher of yoga. Story goes like this: The king of the mountains himavAn and his wife Mena had three daughters a-parNa, eka-parNa, and the third eka-pATala. The eldest one a-parNa(Uma) is given to Shiva in marriage. ekaparNa is given in marriage to the ...


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Apparently there is no compatibility, but yes, Asthanga Yoga is a combination of Bhakti, Karma and Jnana Yoga, apart from containing techniques Asana and Pranayama, for keeping the body and mind fit for spiritual pursuit. Let us consider the Preliminary and later parts of Asthanga Yoga. Yama is the first of the eight limbs of yoga outlined in the yoga ...


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