The Secret of the Yoga Sutra: Samadhi Pada

by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

Study this ancient text with a living master!

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. By applying its living wisdom in our practice, we can achieve the purpose of life: lasting fulfillment and ultimate freedom.

The Secret of the Yoga Sutra is the first practitioner-oriented commentary which is fully grounded in a living tradition. It shares the essence of Pandit Tigunait’s rigorous scholarly understanding of the Yoga Sutra, through the filter of experiential knowledge gained through decades of advanced yogic practices, and enriched by the gift of living wisdom he received from the masters of the Himalayan Tradition.

Why is this commentary ideal for a modern student of yoga?

This text provides a blueprint of sadhana and will be a reference and guide for a life-time of study. A commentary on the Yoga Sutra that is fully grounded in scholarly and historical knowledge, presented with the intention of expounding on the practical and practice-oriented aspects of this ancient text.

Yogic Meditation practice of Sutra 1:36
  • Get directly to the heart of the Yoga Sutra and yourself with detailed explanation of the meditation practice of Sutra 1:36.
The technique for reversing the Karma Chakra
  • Understand karma and the power that you have to influence your own destiny
The power of samskaras on our mind
  • Get to the root cause of habit to befriend your mind and make lasting changes in your life. 
Yogic tools and means for uniting mind and breath
  • Understand the power of the breath and get the foundation and pranayama practices to connect all aspects yourself.
Full word-by-word Sanskrit breakdown
  • Dive deep into this text with a definition of each and every word. Allowing you to decode Patanjali’s secrets for yourself.
Two indexes for easy study and reference
  • Additional reference indexes allow you to easily find words and concepts for reference as well as sutra references for drawing correlations between sutras and discovering their deeper and deeper meanings.

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