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Yoga philosophy: Mantra, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra... with Sanskrit

A journey into yoga philosophy: With Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, a collection of mantras and Sanskrit transliteration, with old and new translations.

Mantra collection of Yoga

A mantra is a sacred verse or sound. Symbolically it represents a spiritual experience. A large Yoga Mantra collection with translations from Sanskrit more »

Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutra – the Guide of Yoga, with Translation and Comments

The Yoga-Sutra is one of the most important texts in the age-old Yoga Philosophy. Literally it means „Guide“ or „Main Thread“ of Yoga. Even today, it did not lose its relevance.. You will find here four Sutra Chapters in a new translation, with comments by Dr. Ronald Steiner. more »

Svatmarama’s Hatha-Yoga-Pradipika – The Candle of Hatha-Yoga

Svatmarama illuminates the Darkness of Hatha-Yoga. The title of his book, Hatha-Yoga-Pradipika, means ´The Candle (or Light) of Hatha-Yoga´. Be illuminated by knowledge: We present this important Yoga text not only in its original Sanskrit form, but also translated with additional comments. more »

The mystical yoga teachings of the Upanishads

The first philosophical roots of yoga are in the texts of the classical Upanishads, which are about 2,500 years old. This tradition of mystical yoga teachings continued in the later Upanishads about 500 years ago. more »

Yoga mantras – sung by Ronald Steiner (MP3)

Have you always wanted to join in singing the yoga mantra in a yoga class? Here is the possibility of learning it. In these, MP3s Ronald is singing it for you as often as you want him to. more »

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – sung by Ronald Steiner (MP3)

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali rank among the basic philosophical writings of yoga. There has been and still is a long tradition of passing it on from teacher to pupil to be practiced and repeated. With the rhythm of the Sanskrit language wisdom is transported, which exceeds the simple meaning of the words easily. Find here the Yoga Sutras sung by Dr. Ronald Steiner (MP3). more »