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Nor does an object's existence depend upon a single mind, for if it did, what
would become of that object when that mind did not ... Tat = thus; uparaga —
coloring; apekshitvat = due to the need; chittasya = of the mind-stuff; vastu =
object; jnata ...
However clever we are, we can only keep the mind quiet for a little while.
Therefore, our aim is not to keep the mind peaceful but to rise above the mind
and realize the ever-peaceful Self. Purusha is the owner of the mind-stuff or, as
stuff; api = also; parartham = for the sake of another; samhatya = in association (
with the Purusha); karitvat = acting. Though having countless desires, the mind-
stuff exists for the sake of another [the Purusha] because it can act only in ...
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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