Wisdom of the Yoga Sutra: Mastering Your Yoga Practice

In Wisdom of the Yoga Sutra: Mastering Your Yoga Practice, Pandit Tigunait elaborates on Patanjali’s succinct and straightforward plan to transcend pain and embrace lasting happiness.

The wisdom of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra is as fresh today as it was 2,000 years ago. The goal of the Yoga Sutra is precise and powerful: overcome pain and sorrow, become fearless, re-infuse your body and mind with vibrancy, and take charge of your destiny.


This comprehensive course includes lectures, full yoga classes and meditations.


Instill your mind with the yogic principles and techniques that will allow your practice to become rich and rewarding.


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Introducing Wisdom of the Yoga Sutra: Mastering Your Yoga Practice

In this course, Pandit Tigunait leads you step by step through the master practices of Yoga Sutra’s Sadhana Pada and explains the secrets of raja yoga through a combination of lecture and guided practices.

In this 8-hour course, you will:

  • Explore the core principles of asana, including prayatna shaithilya (“effortless effort”) and ananta samapatti ("absorption in the infinite") that allows you to master the alignment, flow, and sequence of your yoga.
  • Learn how to work with prana through 7 pranayama techniques, including the subtle, powerful chaturtha pranayama that will take your meditation to the next level.
  • Remove darkness, dullness, and fatigue. Tap into the inherent wisdom of your body and mind—invigorate your practice and your life with the Yoga Sutra!

Study the Yoga Sutra With a Master

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD, is a modern-day master and living link to the unbroken Himalayan Tradition. He is the successor of Sri Swami Rama of the Himalayas and the spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute.

As a leading voice of YogaInternational.com and the author of 15 books, his teachings offer practical guidance on applying yogic and tantric wisdom to modern life. Over the past 35 years, Pandit Tigunait has touched innumerable lives around the world as a teacher, humanitarian, and visionary spiritual leader.

Before meeting his master, Pandit Tigunait studied Sanskrit, the language of the ancient scriptures of India, as well as the languages of the Buddhist, Jaina, and Zorastrian traditions. In 1976, Swami Rama ordained Pandit Tigunait into the 5,000-year-old lineage of the Himalayan Masters.

"Pandit Rajmani Tigunait's insight into the Yoga Sutra has revolutionized my understanding of what the true meaning of yoga is. His commentary is both clarifying and inspiring, and deeply nourishes my practice from a personal and teaching perspective."

Serena Jetelina
500 RYT and AYS Graduate

Experience the Power of the Yoga Sutra in Person


In this much anticipated sequel to The Secret of the Yoga Sutra, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait combines his rigorous scholarly understanding of yoga philosophy with the knowledge gained through decades of advanced yoga practice.

Through this lens he demonstrates how Patanjali’s systematic 8-part plan for mastering the roaming tendencies of the mind opens the door to infinite possibilities, ushering us into a vibrant experience of ourselves as the highest expression of the joy of our creator.

This digital course, combined with Pandit Tignuait's new book In The Practice of the Yoga Sutra: Sadhana Pada, fulfill the suggested pre-requisites for the upcoming live experience at the Himalayan Institute.

Teachers: Get 8 Continuing Education Credits

Yoga Alliance requires all yoga teachers to accumulate at least 30 hours of continuing education every three years. They recently changed their continuing education requirements to allow 20 hours of online yoga studies to count towards this requirement.

Wisdom of the Yoga Sutra will fulfill 8 of these online study hours. Get Panditji's new course today to expand your teaching and develop your practice while completing your Yoga Alliance CE requirement.