Jainism and Patanjali Yoga (Comparative Study)
by Deepak bagadia | 2016 | 109,819 words
Summary: This essay studies the Spiritual Practices of Jainism and Patanjali Yoga in the context of ancient Indian Philosophy (in Sanskrit: Darshana). The system of Yoga offers techniques which are scientifically designed for the spiritual development of an individual. Jainism offers ethics, meditation practices and ideological principles to help realize one’s true nature, origin and the ultimate goal of human life. The literature used in this study includes the Yogasutra and the Tattvartha-Sutra. Both these texts offer invaluable insights in the ancient Indian practice of Yoga.
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