Dienstag, 5. Oktober 2010

Hathapradipika impact

Since the Hathapradipika was translated very early into English, it is after the Yogasutra the most famous classic yoga book, and therefore overestimated in its importance and often - not entirely correctly - called the "masterpiece" of Hatha Yoga.

The Hathapradipika was also well known in India and exerted strong influence on later works of yoga, such as the Gherandasamhita or Shivasamhita. The most famous commentary on the Hathapradipika Jyotsna of Brahmananda, in the second half of the 19th Century was written.

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