Title Yoga-Sara-Samgraha of Vijnanbhiksu (Sanskrit Text with English Translation)
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Edition First Edition
Publisher New Delhi, India Parimal Publications/Chaukhambha Publications 2004
Seller ID 100615
Yogasarasamgraha is an original work of Vijnanabhiksu. It is in the form of collected theories of Yogasutras or Yoga treatise. When deities and demons had churned the ocean. they used Sumeru mountain as the churning rod in the process. From that churning, nectar came out and lord Visnu kept it in a jar Likewise, Vijnanabhiksu has accepted Yoga as an ocean and the commentary Yogavarttika as the churning rod. He kept the originating of nector (subject-matter), which resulted from the process of rumination and study in the shape of a Book (Yogasarasamgraha) As If it were in a jar. The verse quoted indicates that in order to obtain the thorough knowledge of Yoga-sutras and the bhasya on them Vijnanabhiksu wrote a commentary named Yogavarttika. On the basis of (hat very commentary, the essence of Yoga has been collected, which is known by the name of Yogasarasamgraha.The present work is a revised edition of earlier one. This contains Sanskrit Text and English translation by a learned scholar, Pt. Ganganath Jha. This study embodies the essence of Yoga-vartika by Vyasabhasya Which is a commentary to the Yogasutras of Patanjali. The sutras that were systematically presented by Patanjali have-again been elucidated by Vijnanabhiksu in this study in a language and style that is easily understandable. A number of extracts that has been quoted here from Smrti, Sruti, and Puranas reveal the depth of knowledge in Vijnanbhiksu.Printed Pages: 151.
Yoga-Sara-Samgraha of Vijnanbhiksu (Sanskrit Text with English Translation) Ganganatha Jha