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Brahmacharya = continence; pratishthayam — having established; virya = vigor;
labhah = gained. By one established in continence, vigor is gained. By getting
established in continence or celibacy we save energy. Virya means energy.
By observing celibacy, we preserve not just physical energy alone but mental,
moral, intellectual and ultimately spiritual energy as well. Sexual energy that is
preserved gets transformed into a subtle energy called ojas. This is similar to ...
People don't die because there is no wastage of energy. It is being preserved.
Normally we are expending a lot of energy and so more must be constantly put
into our systems. It is like when we drive a car, our ignition, horn, indicator lights,
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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