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The order is also significant: because of ignorance of the Self, egoism comes.
Because of egoism, there is attachment to things for the ego's selfish pleasure.
Because sometimes the things we are attached to do not come or are taken away
Yoga philosophy speaks of two important things: one is the Purusha, the other is
the Prakriti. The Purusha is the true Self. It is the Purusha who sees. The Prakriti
is everything else. All other things besides you are the seen. But it seems we ...
If we know that, we can just allow things to change without clinging to them. If
something changes, we should let it go — something else will come. We should
watch the changes like passing clouds. But we don't want to merely watch them.
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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