It is believed that
was the avatar of
Adi Shesha - the Infinite Cosmic Serpent upon whom Lord Vishnu
rests. He is considered to be the compiler of the Yoga Sutras,
along with being the author of a commentary on Panini's
Ashtadhyayi, known as Mahabhasya and the writer of a work on the
ancient Indian medicine system, Ayurveda.
apparently communicate fully from the moment he was born. Not
only that, but both the topics of his conversations and the
intellect and vigor with which he discussed them were of the
kind more usually associated with sages, rishis and seers.
Pata˝jali not only acutely and accurately analyzed and discussed
things of the present, but revealed matters of both the ancient
past and the immediate and distant futures with accuracy and
There is so much controversy about his life and works, that one
can only speculate - but his impact on the Masters throughout
time is undeniable.
is an icon who lives on in our consciousness and hearts. To read
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