Yoga refers to an assortment of mental, physical, and spiritual disciplines and practices originating from India. One of the six schools of Indian philosophy, it contains a wide range of schools, practices, and goals in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. “Yoga Sastra” is an 1897 work by Indian Sanskrit and mathematics scholar Srisa Chandra Vasu (1861 – 1918) that explores the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali with special reference to Swami Vivekananda's Yoga philosophy. Contents include: “The Sankhya System”, “The Great Aim of Hindu Philosophy”, “Yoga Satra”, “The Eight Accessories of Yoga”, “Samyama”, “The Characteristics of the Hindu Mind”, “Examination of the Yoga Sutras”, “The True Yoga Sastra”, “Disbelief in Occult Powers”, “Efforts to Acquire true Knowledge”, “The True Bhakti Yoga”, etc. This fascinating volume is not to be missed by yoga enthusiasts and those with a particular interest in vintage books on the subject. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on yoga.