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First published by George Allen & Unwin 1966 This abridged edition first published as The Concise Light on Yoga by Unwin Paperback 1980 Large format edition first published by the Aquarian Press 1993 Thorsons edition 1995 /
First published in India by HarperCollins Publishers India 1997
Tenth impression 2005
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DEDICATED TO MY REVERED GURUJI
Sämkya-yoga-Sikhämani; Veda-kesari; Vedântavâgîsa; Nyäyächärya; Mïmâmsa-ratna; Mïmâmsa-thïrtha
Professor, Srimän, T. Krishnamächärya of Mysore (South India), India
'I bow before the noblest of sages, Patanjali, who brought serenity of mind by his work on yoga, clarity of speech by his work on grammar and purity of body by his work on medicine.'
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