Path to the Awakened Heart: the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

by Robert Jacobs

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/02/2024

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 292
ISBN : 9798765248515
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 292
ISBN : 9798765248539
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Page Count : 292
ISBN : 9798765248522

About the Book

Path to the Awakened Heart: the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a comprehensive interpretation and analysis of one of the fundamental scriptures in the Indian yoga tradition. In his rendering, Robert Jacobs points to the universality of the teachings and practices in the Yoga Sutras, explaining how they form foundational elements of many spiritual paths. Interpreted in a non-dual manner consistent with teachings of the tantric yoga tradition of India, Robert provides contemplations with the sutras that allow the reader to understand the subtleties and depth of each sutra. The Yoga Sutras is one of the most comprehensive guidebooks ever written about walking a spiritual path. It offers meditators a unique opportunity to explore the intricacies of their practices and paths.

About the Author

Robert Jacobs is an immigration lawyer who, before his law career, spent over 15 years living and studying in yoga ashrams in the United States and India. He has also studied Buddhist Vipassana meditation for the past 10 years. He now teaches yoga philosophy and meditation through Awakened Heart Yoga LLC (, in Gainesville, FL, and through the Deep Spring Center (, Ann Arbor, MI. He is the author of the spiritual memoir Journey to the Awakened Heart, published in 2018, and Path to the Awakened Heart: the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, published in 2024.