Episode 229: The Sutras, Part I: Unpacking Purusha and Prakriti

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Today is the first in a series of episodes where Jason shares the underpinnings of Patanjali. Most yoga students have heard their teachers reference Patanjali and the text that he is known for, The Yoga Sutra. But rarely do teachers have time to unpack this seminal text. For this episode, Jason shares the foundational concepts of purusha and prakriti and the samkya philosophy that informs Patanjali’s worldview.


Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Edwin Bryant

The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation and Commentary by Georg Feurenstein

The.Heart of Yoga: A Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar


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