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Tada = then; drashtuh = the Seer; svarupe = in His own nature; avasthanam =
abides. Then the Seer [Self] abides in His own nature. You are that true Seer.
You are not the body nor the mind. You are the Knower or Seer. You always see
the true reflection. Only then can you see your face as it is. In the same way, the
Seer, or true you, reflects in the mind which is your mirror. Normally you can't see
the true Self because your mind is colored. If the mind is dirty you say, "I am dirty.
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 pain.
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yogiclarebear - LibraryThing
A must read for anyone who wants to know yoga deeper than the poses. Keep your highlighter handy and mark what moves you. Then practice it, and then read the Sutras again and see what else pops out at you. This is an excellent reference. Read full review