Recommended for study of Yoga Sūtra-s of Patanjali


Downloadable Audio Files and CDs - Linda Spackman
Selected Sutras and Invocations ~

CD set– Sonia Nelson
Clear and effective tutorial of all 4 Chapters.

BOOKS (alphabetical by Author)

The Path of the Yoga Sutras - Nicolai Bachman
An overview of the main concepts of the Sutras.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Edwin Bryant
Academic and very readable, this translation and commentary includes Vedic and Historical references.

Reflections on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – TKV Desikachar
Concise translation. Conversational presentation. This text is also included in the book Heart of Yoga

The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali – Chip Hartranft
Presents and comments on groups of sutras. Includes a Buddhist perspective.

The Yoga Sutra Workbook – Vyaas Houston
Translation and workbook, no commentary.

Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – BKS Iyengar
Elaborate translation by one of the most experienced yoga practitioners and teachers.

Yoga: Discipline of Freedom – Barbara Stoler Miller
Straightforward translation and commentary organized in groups of Sutras.

Liberating Isolation: The Yogasutra of Patanjali – Frans Moors
Clear, concise yet thorough translation and commentary. Includes helpful overview of each Chapter.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Alistair Shearer
The introduction presents a lovely overview of the subject of Yoga. The sutras are translated, without commentary on the individual sutras.