2018 — Book 1 of The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

As 2018 begins, I am most looking forward to deepening my own awareness through the study of Yoga. This year, I will be concentrating on Book 1 of The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Samadhi Pada, the portion on contemplation.  

Because I’m human, and need accountability, I will be posting the sutra I’m concentrating on each week in this facebook group. I will post the text, and possibly my own ponderings if the mood strikes. As always, I want my work to be a reflection of what’s happening in my heart. I also hope this offers an opportunity for connection.

To begin, here is 1.1. 


Atha = now; Yoga = of Yoga; anisasanam = exposition or instruction.  

Now the exposition of Yoga is being made.  


Satchidananda. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Integral Yoga Publications, 2011.