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Glimpses of Raja Yoga is based on a series of talks given by Vimala Thakar at a retreat for yoga teachers conducted in Italy in 1989. First published in India in 1991, the book serves as an informal introduction to Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, which many yogis regard as the ultimate authority on yoga practice and philosophy. The Yoga Sutras are comprised of 196 densely-packed ...more
ebook, 126 pages
Published December 18th 2010 by Rodmell Press (first published November 30th 2004)
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This is perhaps the most insightful and original interpretation of the fundamental concepts of Patanjali's Raja Yoga. Her style is modest and engaging. Vimala provides all the context to explain her interpretations so that novices and practitioners alike can easily follow. Vimala is a remarkable Yogini in a world where writing philosophical treaties are more commonly the domain of men.
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