Recommended Reading: Yogic Texts, Scriptures & More

Yogic Texts, Scriptures and Other Must Reads

This reading list is full of some phenomenal heavy hitters --  must reads for anyone who is getting serious about understanding yoga in their lives. The Sutras and Gita are like the manuals for Classical Yoga, and there are LOTS of different translations of these two texts. The others books on the list are full of essential wisdom and light on the path and the huge variety of ways that manifests!

Radha diary of a women's search

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Translation and Commentary by Swami Satchitananda

The Bhagavad Gita Translation and Commentary by Swami Nikhilananda

 The Yoga of the Bhagavad Gita by Sri Krishna Prem

The Ramayana translation by C. Rajagopalachari (or any version)

The Mahabharata by C. Rajagopalachari (or any version)

Self-Knowledge translation by Swami Nikhilananda

Bliss Divine by Swami Sivananda

The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

Raja Yoga by Swami Vivekananda

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

Radha: Diary of a Woman's Search by Swami Sivananda Radha

yoga sutras of patanjali swami satchidananda