The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a collection of 196 short verses that guide you to attain wisdom and self-realization through yoga. The text is estimated to have been written in roughly 400 C.E. and is regarded by many as the basis of yoga philosophy.
Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville was founded by Sri Swami Satchidananda (Sri Gurudev), an esteemed spiritual leader whose message of peace has been heard around the globe. Honored with the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, Sri Gurudev dedicated his life to the cause of peace—both individual and universal—and to religious harmony among all people. His teachings and the path of Integral Yoga are Ashram’s guiding principles.