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Alistair Shearer

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ALISTAIR SHEARER did postgraduate work in Sanskrit at the University of Lancaster, after studying literature at Cambridge. He has practiced and taught meditation for many years. He currently divides his time between lecturing and writing on the sacred art of Hinduism and Buddhism, teaching meditation courses, and leading cultural tours to the Indian subcontinent each winter. His latest publications include The Spirit of Asia and Buddha: The Intelligent Heart.

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Written by Alistair Shearer

Format: eBook, 144 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: March 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Written by Alistair Shearer

Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $15.95

“A wonderful translation, full of contemporary insight yet luminous with eternal truth.”—Jacob Needleman

The Yoga Sutras were cast in their present form in India around the third century b.c. Yoga is from the Sanskrit root meaning “union,” and a sutra is a thread or aphoristic verse. The basic questions “Who am I?”... Read more >
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