The Yoga Sutra: Introduction & Context

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Questions Answered Here

  1. Who was Patanjali?
  2. Translate and describe “sutra.”
  3. Why were these yoga teachings documented in the sutra style?
  4. Why is Sanskrit well-suited for communicating the Yoga Sutra?
  5. What is an issue related to translating the Yoga Sutra into English?
  6. From which branch of yoga do we find the Yoga Sutra?
  7. How does the Yoga Sutra compare to Buddhist philosophy?

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