Monday, March 14, 2011

Patanjali - Author of Yoga Sutras

Patanjali was a great yogi who codified the principles of Yoga in a monumental work called “Yoga Sutras”. Patanjali’s father’s name is Atreya and mother Gaunika. Patanjali was also known as Aatreya. He composed three great works for the betterment of the mankind….Yoga Sutras for the development/purification of Mind, Charaka Samhita – a great work on Ayurveda – for purification of Body and Maha Bhashya – a great commentary on the Sanskrit Grammar – for the purification of speech.

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