Raja Yoga By Swami Vivekananda
The book “Raja Yoga” was one of the most popular books written by the famous Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda based on his own understanding, interpretation and commentaries of Patanjali’s Yoga sutras in the year of 1896. According to Hinduism there are for yoga models one of which includes Raja Yoga that offers a practical means to understanding the divine force and getting on the path towards the ultimate goal of liberation from the recycle of birth (the other three Yogas are the classical Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, and Jnana Yoga. The Raja Yoga today forms the basis of the western understanding, practice and philosophy of Yoga. It contains a complete practicing manual of yoga postures (asana), relaxation, pranayama and meditation.
The chapters included in the book Raja Yoga written by Swami Vivekananda