Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Yoga > Hatha Yoga > Hathapradipika of Svatmarama (Original Text, Transliteration, Translation and Notes)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Hathapradipika of Svatmarama (Original Text, Transliteration, Translation and Notes)
Pages from the book
Hathapradipika of Svatmarama (Original Text, Transliteration, Translation and Notes)
Look Inside the Book
Description

Preface

Though several Indian and foreign editions of Hathapradipika have come out, so far as our knowledge goes, none of these editions has been critically edited. The editions we have seen seem to be based on a single manuscript and none of these editors has considered it necessary to give any particulars about the manuscript or even to say where it has been preserved. Moreover, all these editions contain several gross errors. Hence, as Hathapradipika is a lucid description of Hatha Yoga, the Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M. Samiti, Lonavla, considered it its duty to publish a Critical Edition of this Text.

The late Swami Kuvalayananda of revered memory and Shri R.G.Kokaje have been working on the preparation of this critical edition for some time; but its publication has been made possible only this year because the Government of India sanctioned a publication grant for which we are deeply grateful.

We are thankful to the following members of the staff who helped us in preparing this critical edition.

Dr. P.V. Karambelkar, M.Sc., Ph.D., Dr. Mahajot Sahai, M.A., Ph.D., Dr. M.V.Bhole, M.B.B.S., M.D., Dr. G.K.Pai, M.A., Ph.D., Dr. Vijayendra Pratap, M.A., Ph.D., D.Y.P., Shri M.L.Gharote, M.A., M.Ed., D.Y.P., Shri O.P. Tiwari, M.A., Sahityaratna, D.Y.P., Shri R.K.Sahu, M.A., D.Y.P.

 

Introduction

Svamarama treatise on Hathayoga has been held in great esteem both by scholars and practicing yogis. Though this writer’s emphasis is on yogic practices in which overt behavior plays an important part it is he who points out that the yogic processes form a continuum. He therefore did not consider Hathayoga and Rajayoga to be different compartments of yoga as they are generally believed to be and stressed their interdependence (cf hatham vina rajayogo rajayogam vina hathah/na siddhyati tato yugmam ansipatteh sumabhyaset.

Hathpradipika is one of the outstanding Hatha texts which fully describe the eight well known varieties of Pranayama Svatmarama’s work has proved to be a source of inspiration for many a later writer on Hathayoga as can be seen fro treatises like Yogacintamani Hatharatnavali Hathasanketacandrika and Hathatattvakaumudi as explicitly mentioned by him in I-18 Svatmarama has successfully brought about a synthesis of both the traditions of Hathayoga viz that of the munis and that of the yogis.

The opinion that all impurities in the nadis can be removed only by the practice of Pranyama has been explicitly mentioned by Sva tmarma alone. According to him the satkriyas are not obligatory for all. They are however to be practiced by all those who have an excess of meda slesma etc.

Yoga as described by Svatmarama has only four components while according to other authorities on Yoga it is said to have six, seven, eight and even fifteen components.

In the Puranas and the smrtis two types of Pranayama have been mentioned (1)Sagarbha with mantras and (2) Agarbha without recitation of mantra svatmaram however does not enjoin that practice of Pranayama should be accompanied with recitation of a mantra.

Svatmarama does not include Yamas and Niyamas among Yogangas (Components of Yoga) but he accepts their pre requisitory value in the path of Yogic practices curiously enough he includes Ahimsa in Niyamas and Mitahara in Yamas (I-38). This shows that he follows a different tradition than that of Patanjali and other. Though Dattareyasamhita and Yogatattvapanisad (28) also include Ahimsa among the Niyamas and Mitahara among yamas strangely enough they do not give a detailed picture of Yamas and Niyamas Paramartha however includes Mitahara in Yamas and Ahimsa in Niyamas.

 

Contents

 

1. Preface to the First Edition vii
2. Preface to the Second Edition ix
3. Abbreviations xi
4. Scheme of Transliteration xiii
5. Introduction xv
6. Sanskrit Text, Transliteration in Roman Characters, English Translation and Critical Note.  
  Lesson - I 1
  Lesson - II 37
  Lesson - III 73
  Lesson - IV 130
  Lesson - V 181
7. Appendices :  
  Appendix-I List of the Verses of Hathapradipika available in Other Texts 191
  Appendix II Stanzas not found in the Hathapradipika but cited in other Books as Belonging to Hathapradipika. 207
  Appendix-III Word Index 209
  Appendix IV Index of Half verses 219
  Appendix V Bibliography 233
  Appendix VI List of Illustrations 237
  Photographs of Yogic Practices referred of Yogic Practices referred to in the Text. 239

 

Sample Pages




















Hathapradipika of Svatmarama (Original Text, Transliteration, Translation and Notes)

Item Code:
IDJ206
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2018
ISBN:
9788189485122
Language:
(Original Text, Transliteration, Translation and Notes)
Size:
8.8" X 5.6"
Pages:
290 (Black & White Figures: 26)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 315 gms
Price:
$30.00   Shipping Free
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Hathapradipika of Svatmarama (Original Text, Transliteration, Translation and Notes)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 24716 times since 5th Jan, 2019

Preface

Though several Indian and foreign editions of Hathapradipika have come out, so far as our knowledge goes, none of these editions has been critically edited. The editions we have seen seem to be based on a single manuscript and none of these editors has considered it necessary to give any particulars about the manuscript or even to say where it has been preserved. Moreover, all these editions contain several gross errors. Hence, as Hathapradipika is a lucid description of Hatha Yoga, the Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M. Samiti, Lonavla, considered it its duty to publish a Critical Edition of this Text.

The late Swami Kuvalayananda of revered memory and Shri R.G.Kokaje have been working on the preparation of this critical edition for some time; but its publication has been made possible only this year because the Government of India sanctioned a publication grant for which we are deeply grateful.

We are thankful to the following members of the staff who helped us in preparing this critical edition.

Dr. P.V. Karambelkar, M.Sc., Ph.D., Dr. Mahajot Sahai, M.A., Ph.D., Dr. M.V.Bhole, M.B.B.S., M.D., Dr. G.K.Pai, M.A., Ph.D., Dr. Vijayendra Pratap, M.A., Ph.D., D.Y.P., Shri M.L.Gharote, M.A., M.Ed., D.Y.P., Shri O.P. Tiwari, M.A., Sahityaratna, D.Y.P., Shri R.K.Sahu, M.A., D.Y.P.

 

Introduction

Svamarama treatise on Hathayoga has been held in great esteem both by scholars and practicing yogis. Though this writer’s emphasis is on yogic practices in which overt behavior plays an important part it is he who points out that the yogic processes form a continuum. He therefore did not consider Hathayoga and Rajayoga to be different compartments of yoga as they are generally believed to be and stressed their interdependence (cf hatham vina rajayogo rajayogam vina hathah/na siddhyati tato yugmam ansipatteh sumabhyaset.

Hathpradipika is one of the outstanding Hatha texts which fully describe the eight well known varieties of Pranayama Svatmarama’s work has proved to be a source of inspiration for many a later writer on Hathayoga as can be seen fro treatises like Yogacintamani Hatharatnavali Hathasanketacandrika and Hathatattvakaumudi as explicitly mentioned by him in I-18 Svatmarama has successfully brought about a synthesis of both the traditions of Hathayoga viz that of the munis and that of the yogis.

The opinion that all impurities in the nadis can be removed only by the practice of Pranyama has been explicitly mentioned by Sva tmarma alone. According to him the satkriyas are not obligatory for all. They are however to be practiced by all those who have an excess of meda slesma etc.

Yoga as described by Svatmarama has only four components while according to other authorities on Yoga it is said to have six, seven, eight and even fifteen components.

In the Puranas and the smrtis two types of Pranayama have been mentioned (1)Sagarbha with mantras and (2) Agarbha without recitation of mantra svatmaram however does not enjoin that practice of Pranayama should be accompanied with recitation of a mantra.

Svatmarama does not include Yamas and Niyamas among Yogangas (Components of Yoga) but he accepts their pre requisitory value in the path of Yogic practices curiously enough he includes Ahimsa in Niyamas and Mitahara in Yamas (I-38). This shows that he follows a different tradition than that of Patanjali and other. Though Dattareyasamhita and Yogatattvapanisad (28) also include Ahimsa among the Niyamas and Mitahara among yamas strangely enough they do not give a detailed picture of Yamas and Niyamas Paramartha however includes Mitahara in Yamas and Ahimsa in Niyamas.

 

Contents

 

1. Preface to the First Edition vii
2. Preface to the Second Edition ix
3. Abbreviations xi
4. Scheme of Transliteration xiii
5. Introduction xv
6. Sanskrit Text, Transliteration in Roman Characters, English Translation and Critical Note.  
  Lesson - I 1
  Lesson - II 37
  Lesson - III 73
  Lesson - IV 130
  Lesson - V 181
7. Appendices :  
  Appendix-I List of the Verses of Hathapradipika available in Other Texts 191
  Appendix II Stanzas not found in the Hathapradipika but cited in other Books as Belonging to Hathapradipika. 207
  Appendix-III Word Index 209
  Appendix IV Index of Half verses 219
  Appendix V Bibliography 233
  Appendix VI List of Illustrations 237
  Photographs of Yogic Practices referred of Yogic Practices referred to in the Text. 239

 

Sample Pages




















Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Hathapradipika of Svatmarama (Original Text, Transliteration,... (Yoga | Books)

Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Light on Hatha Yoga
by Swami Muktibodhananda
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Yoga Publications Trust
Item Code: IDE214
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Item Code: NAG378
$13.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hath Yoga Pradipika
by Pancham Singh
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Indian Mind, Varanasi
Item Code: NAE066
$12.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Classical Hatha Yoga
by Swami Rajarshi Muni
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
Life Mission Publications
Item Code: NAH702
$90.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hatha Yoga
by Swami Sivananda
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
The Divine Life Society
Item Code: IDJ274
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hatharatnavali (A Treatise on Hata Yogas and Tantra)
Item Code: NAJ885
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Gheranda Samhita
Item Code: IDF180
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I received the statue today, and it is beautiful! Worth the wait! Thank you so much, blessings, Kimberly.
Kimberly, USA
I received the Green Tara Thangka described below right on schedule. Thank you a million times for that. My teacher loved it and was extremely moved by it. Although I have seen a lot of Green Tara thangkas, and have looked at other Green Tara Thangkas you offer and found them all to be wonderful, the one I purchased is by far the most beautiful I have ever seen -- or at least it is the one that most speaks to me.
John, USA
Your website store is a really great place to find the most wonderful books and artifacts from beautiful India. I have been traveling to India over the last 4 years and spend 3 months there each time staying with two Bengali families that I have adopted and they have taken me in with love and generosity. I love India. Thanks for doing the business that you do. I am an artist and, well, I got through I think the first 6 pages of the book store on your site and ordered almost 500 dollars in books... I'm in trouble so I don't go there too often.. haha.. Hari Om and Hare Krishna and Jai.. Thanks a lot for doing what you do.. Great !
Steven, USA
Great Website! fast, easy and interesting!
Elaine, Australia
I have purchased from you before. Excellent service. Fast shipping. Great communication.
Pauline, Australia
Have greatly enjoyed the items on your site; very good selection! Thank you!
Kulwant, USA
I received my order yesterday. Thank you very much for the fast service and quality item. I’ll be ordering from you again very soon.
Brian, USA
ALMIGHTY GOD I BLESS EXOTIC INDIA AND ALL WHO WORK THERE!!!!!
Lord Grace, Switzerland
I have enjoyed the many sanskrit boks I purchased from you, especially the books by the honorable Prof. Pushpa Dixit.
K Sarma, USA
Namaste, You are doing a great service. Namah Shivay
Bikash, Denmark
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India