What is the ultimate goal of yoga practice according to Patanjali, and how does that compare with the ultimate goal in Buddhist practice? How do these steps of yoga practice in terms of the concepts of prakriti and purusha compare to the practice of the Eightfold Noble Path? Which seems a more realistic and achievable path?
Compare the Hindu theory of atman with the Buddhist no-self theory. Why is the idea of no-self significant in Buddhism? Which of these do you find more plausible, and why?