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Written almost two millennia ago Patanjali's work focuses on how to attain the direct experience and realization of the purusa the innermost individual self or soul As the classical treatise on the Hindu understanding of mind and consciousness and on the techniue of meditation it has exerted immense influence over the religious practices of Hinduism in India andrecently in the West Edwin F Bryant's translation is clear direct and exact Each sutra is presented as Sanskrit text transliteration and precise English translation and is followed by Bryant's authoritative commentary which is grounded in the classical understanding of yoga and conveys the meaning and depth of the sutras in a user friendly manner for a Western readership without compromising scholarly rigor or traditional authenticity In addition Bryant presents insights drawn from the primary traditional commentaries on the sutras written over the last millennium and a halfWritten almost two millennia ago Patanjali's work focuses on how to attain the direct experience and realization of the purusa the innermost individual self or soul As the classical treatise on the Hindu understanding of mind and consciousness and on the techniue of meditation it has exerted immense influence over the religious practices of Hinduism in India andrecently in the West Edwin F Bryant's translation is clear direct and exact Each sutra is presented as Sanskrit text transliteration and precise English translation and is followed by Bryant's authoritative commentary which is grounded in the classical understanding of yoga and conveys the meaning and depth of the sutras in a user friendly manner for a Western readership without compromising scholarly rigor or traditional authenticity In addition Bryant presents insights drawn from the primary traditional commentaries on the sutras written over the last millennium and a halfWritten almost two millennia ago Patanjali's work focuses on how to attain the direct experience and realization of the purusa the innermost individual self or soul As the classical treatise on the Hindu understanding of mind and consciousness and on the techniue of meditation it has exerted immense influence over the religious practices of Hinduism in India andrecently in the West Edwin F Bryant's translation is clear direct and exact Each sutra is presented as Sanskrit text transliteration and precise English translation and is followed by Bryant's authoritative commentary which is grounded in the classical understanding of yoga and conveys the meaning and depth of the sutras in a user friendly manner for a Western readership without compromising scholarly rigor or traditional authenticity In addition Bryant presents insights drawn from the primary traditional commentaries on the sutras written over the last millennium and a half