Hathapradipika of Svatmarama which has exerted a great influence on the practical student and scholars of Yoga was available only in four chapters until now. It is for the first time that Hathapradipika containing ten chapters is being published along with the Commentary Yogaprakasika by Balakrsna. It contains additional information on the Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi, Kalajnana and Videhamukti. There is a description of sadangayoga along the lines of Goraksa.
About the Author:
Dr. M. L. Gharote (Born on 21 May, 1931) M. A., M. Ed. (Phy. Edn.), Ph. D. (Anthrop.), D.Litt., D.S.M., D.B.P. Former Assistant Director of Scientific Research, Dy. Director of Philosophico-Literary Research Department, Principal, G. S. College of Yoga & Cultural Synthesis, Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla. Written several books on Yoga, some of which are award winning, extensively travelled world over for giving the Yoga seminars, attending Yoga conferences and organising Teachers' Training Course in Yoga. He is consultant in Yoga for Yoga Organisations in Europe and Latin America. Presently, working, as the Director, Lonavla Yoga Institute (India).