Writing

POETRY
Related to yoga and tantra

Grammar of the Goddess, excerpt from poetry collection published in Asymptote, Jul 2016. Also see author’s note and listen to poetry audio.

TRANSLATION
Related to yoga

Patanjala Yoga Sutrani (Yoga Sutras of Patanjali)

Estimated to be around 2,400 years old and attributed to the eponymous Indian sage, it is a braid that weaves together 196 sutras or aphoristic verses on yoga. This Sanskrit text has four chapters:

  1. Samadhi Pada: The Chapter of Being It, published in Waxwing, Oct 2016. Also see Translator’s Note.
  2. Sadhana Pada: The Chapter of Doing It, published in Circumference, Jul 2016
  3. Vibhuti Pada: The Chapter of Dubious Glories, published in Asymptote, Fifth Anniversary Issue, Jan 2016. Also listen to Sanskrit original audio.
  4. Kaivalya Pada: The Chapter of Itness, published in Aldus: A Journal of Translation, Oct 2016

Note: This is a poetic experimental translation, not intended to be scholarly or academic. Caveat lector!