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Through the Prakriti we realize we are the Purusha. If not for the Prakriti we could
not know ourselves. So Prakriti isn't just bondage as many people think. It is
necessary. *24 tasyaheturavidya- Tasya = its; hetur = cause; avidya = ignorance.
other words, the mind. The scriptures sometimes say Purusha itself, but the
meaning is the Purusha reflected upon the mind-stuff.) But unfortunately, the
Prakriti, of which our mental mirror is made, is itself made up of the three gunas
so it is not ...
Thus the supreme state of Independence manifests while the gunas reabsorb
themselves into Prakriti, having no more purpose to serve the Purusha. Or to look
from another angle, the power of pure consciousness settles in its own pure
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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