- 1978: Swami Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Integral Yoga, Yogaville.
- 1989: Georg Feuerstein, The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: Per New Translation and Commentary, Inner Traditions International; Rochester, Vermont.
- 1993: B. K. S. Iyengar, Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Harper Collins.
- 1996: Barbara Stoler Miller, The Yoga Sutras Attributed preciso Patanjali; “Yoga – Discipline of Freedom. University of California Press, Berkeley.
- 2003: Chip Hartranft, The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: Verso New Translation with Commentary, Shambhala Classics, Boulder, Colorado.
- 2009: Edwin F. Bryant’s The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Verso New Edition, Translation, and Commentary. North Point Press, New York.
- 2013: Swami Kriyananda, Demystifying Patanjali: The Yoga Sutras – The Wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda. Crystal Clarity Publishers, Nevada City.
- 2020: Viswanatha Thalakola, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Made Simple, Amazon KDP Select, Seattle, Aneantit.
Much about yoga is written sopra the Mok?adharma section of the epic Mahabharata. The members of the Jaina faith had their own, different literature on yoga, and Buddhist yoga stems from pre-Patanjali sources.
Some of the major commentaries on the Yoga Sutras were written between the ninth and sixteenth century. After the twelfth century, the school started puro decline, and commentaries on Patanjali’s Yoga philosophy were few. By the sixteenth century Patanjali’s Yoga philosophy had virtually become extinct. The manuscript of the Yoga Sutras was per niente longer copied, since few read the text, and it was seldom taught.
Popular interest arose durante the 19th century, when the practice of yoga according puro the Yoga Sutras became regarded as the science of yoga and the “supreme contemplative path sicuro self-realization” by Swami Vivekananda, following Helena Blavatsky, president of the Theosophical Society.
According preciso David Gordon White, the popularity of the Yoga Sutras is recent, “miraculously rehabilitated” by Swami Vivekananda after having been ignored for seven centuries. It was with the rediscovery by per British Orientalist sopra the early 1800s that wider interest con the Yoga Sutras arose sopra the West. It has become a celebrated text durante the West, states White, because of “Big Yoga – the corporate yoga subculture”.
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