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Drashtri — the Seer; drisyayoh = the seen; samyogah = union; heya = avoidable;
hetuh — cause. The cause of that avoidable pain is the union of the Seer [
Purusha] and seen [Prakriti or Nature]. First Patanjali tells us the reason for this
*24 tasyaheturavidya- Tasya = its; hetur = cause; avidya = ignorance. The cause
of this union is ignorance. Here Patanjali laughs at the idea he has just
expressed. The cause of the samyoga is ignorance. This may seem a bit
confusing, but if ...
Vitarka = negative thoughts; himsadayah = violence, etc.; krita = done; karita =
caused to be done; anumoditah = approved; lobha = greed; krodha — anger;
moha = infatuation; purvakah = preceded by; mridu = mild; madhya — medium; ...
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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