Definitions for "Patanjali"
Keywords:  sutra, yoga, raja, ashtanga, yogic
The author of the Yoga system of Hindu philosophy.
The author of Yoga-Sutras, the foremost scripture on Raja Yoga, the Yoga of mind control..
A sage. The first person to systemise and document yogic practice. Author of the Yoga Sutra's. Patanjali is often considered the father of yoga and his Yoga-Sutras strongly influence all styles of modern yoga.