This work in three parts with twelve prakasas and several appendices, has been critically edited on the basis of the manuscripts from the libraries of Khambhat, Jaisalmer, Patan, etc. The work holds great importance among Jain canonical literature. For the advancement in life and moving ahead on the true path, one requires several virtues. In Yogasastram, all these virtues, for examples, controlled life, devotion towards parents, meditation for knowledge, philosophy and conduct, truth and non-violence, reflection about the nature of the yoga itself. Therefore, it can be really acknowledged that Sri Hemacandrasuriji Maharaja has composed a great work for the development of meritorious deeds and meditation among human beings.
Muni Jambuvijaya, a well-known and outstanding Jain saint-scholar, has been editing and translating Jaina Agamic Canonical literature for the last many years. He inherited this tradition from the renowned Jaina stalwart Muni Punyavijayaji. He has a great collection of rare handwritten manuscripts, which has provided him the impetus to edit, translate and get them published. A scholar of sad-darsana and nyaya, his study and work on the treatise on Dvadasaranayacakra earned him critical acclaim from all over the world. A Polyglot (he knows Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, Apabhramsha and English), he is well-known for his scholarship and generosities among Indologists, particularly those studying Jainism, who come to him from all over the world.