Yoga Tattva Part 1

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Yoga Tattva Part 1 is the first part of a two-part series on the yogic philosophy of Ananda Marga.[1]

Yoga Tattva Part 1
Author Acarya Abhidevananda Avadhuta
Original title "The Goal of Life"
Language English
Series Part 1 of 2
Subject Ananda Marga philosophy
Genre Philosophy
Published 1984
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This book is derived from a series of classes given by Acarya Abhidevananda Avadhuta in 1984 at Lagos, Nigeria. The book was originally published in Nigeria as the first part of a paperback book called The Goal of Life. Since then, the book has been reprinted numerous times, mostly in electronic formats. The latest publication was on in August of 2011.


The bulk of the book is contained in nine chapters:

  • Class 1: The Fulfillment of Human Existence
  • Class 2: The Purification of Mind
  • Class 3: Yogic Ethics (Part 1)
  • Class 4: Yogic Ethics (Part 2)
  • Class 5: The Wheel of Creation
  • Class 6: Life, Death, and Samskara
  • Class 7: Tantra
  • Class 8: Mind – What It Is and How It Works
  • Class 9: Yoga Discipline – 16 Points

Each chapter is followed by one or more questions and answers. The book also contains both a Preface and an Epilogue.

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  1. ^ Abhidevananda Avadhuta (2011) Yoga Tattva Part 1 ASIN B005FJP4S4