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*23 ^varapranidhanad VA- Isvara = Supreme God; pranidhanat = dedicated
devotion; va = or. Or [samadhi is attained] by devotion with total dedication to God
[Isvara]. Here he says that there is another way to get Portion on Contemplation
Here he says that there is another way to get success: Isvara pranidhanam or self
-surrender to God. By the term Isvara, Patanjali means the supreme
Consciousness — not the individual soul but the supreme Soul. Patanjali goes
on to explain ...
That's why Patanjali says the supreme Purusha or Isvara is the Guru of the gurus.
So Isvara pranidhanam or devotion to the all-knowing Isvara is another method
for obtaining samadhi. It is the emotional path which is easier than the other ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tobias.Bruell - LibraryThing
This text seems to be a transcript of a series of lectures given by Satchidananda (henceforth called "Commentator") to his students. Each verse of the Yoga-Sutra is first given in various forms ... Read full review
Review: Yoga Sutras of PatanjaliUser Review - Jayme - Goodreads
One of my favourite translations of the Yoga Sutras. It includes the Devanagari and transliteration along with practical and accessible commentary that resonates with the modern reader. My only ... Read full review