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That is what is meant by a liberated person. It is not that he just goes away from
the world or dies. He is called a jivanmukta — he lives but at the same time he is
liberated. So, you first understand the nature completely, then bring it under your
Jivan means one who lives; mukta means liberated, so he is a liberated living
being. He lives, eats and talks like anybody else, even does business like
anybody else, but still he is liberated. A jivanmukta may be doing anything. He
need not ...
That is called nirbija samadhi or nirvikalpa samadhi. One who has achieved this
may look similar to anyone else. But the burnt nature of his or her mental seeds is
the difference between ordinary people and the jivan- muktas (liberated beings) ...
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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