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Tat = that; param = supreme; Purusha = true Self; khyater = due to the realization;
guna = constituents of Nature; vaitrishnyam = non- thirst. When there is non-thirst
for even the gunas [constituents of Nature] due to realization of the Purusha ...
This force or prana has three constituents called the gunas: sattva, rajas and
tamas, or the tranquillity, activity and inertia. When all three qualities are in
equilibrium they do not affect the matter. But once there is a little disturbance in
the gunas, ...
Visesha = specific; avisesha — non-specific; lingamatra — defined; alingani =
undefinable; guna = qualities; parvani = stages. The stages of the gunas are
specific, nonspecific, defined and undefinable. Here Patanjali analyzes Prakriti a
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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