Patanjali Yoga Sutras

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  1. Keep your mind engaged in the thoughts of the enlightened

    Experience the blossoming of life by focusing your mind on the enlightened Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 35 Contd. from knowledge sheet 34 “Vitaragavishayamvachittam’’ vitaraga = beyond cravings; vishayam = objects; va = or; chittam = mind “That ...
  2. How to Achieve the States of Samadhi

    Experience 'real' rest in meditation Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 15 Contd. from knowledge sheet 14 Continues from previous Patanjali Yoga Sutra post. The four types of samadhi that we discussed are vitarkânugama samâdhi (the calmnes ...
  3. Meditation Influences the Creation

    Experience samadhi, a state of equanimity, by observing in nature Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 16 Contd. from knowledge sheet 15 "Bhavapratyayo videhaprakrutilayanam" That which is caused by this existence (i.e., you meditating in th ...
  4. When you say Om, the prana is total, complete

    Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 22 Contd. from knowledge sheet 21 “Sa esha purveshamapi guruhu kalenanavachchedat’’ saha = that, He; eshaha = this, here; purvesham = of the ancients (of those who lived before); api = too; guruhu = master; kalena ...
  5. Om chanting: Clearing obstacles from your path

    Om- The Universal Sound Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 23 Contd. from knowledge sheet 22 Remembering the Lord with Om "Tajjapastadartha bhavanam" tad = its; japaha = repetition; tad = its; artha = meaning; bhavanam = feeling “When you ...
  6. 9 Obstacles on the Path

    Clear obstacles on your path with yoga Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 25 Contd. from knowledge sheet 24 Remembering the Lord with Om "Tajjapastadartha bhavanam" tad = its; japaha = repetition; tad = its; artha = meaning; bhavanam = fee ...
  7. Educate and ignore people who do sinful acts

    Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 31 Contd. from knowledge sheet 30 Ignore people who do sinful acts- ‘upeksha’. If somebody says some untruth, just brush it off. It is not worth thinking about them. We do the reverse, we do not think about people ...
  8. One-pointed Mind is Joy

    Divided mind is misery and one-pointed mind is joy A calm mind helps you practice one thing at a time Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 27 Contd. from knowledge sheet 26 Now, how to get rid of these obstacles?  "Tatpratishedharthamekatattvabhy ...
  9. Are You Really Happy? Or is it All an Illusion?

    Why is yoga called a discipline? Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 3 In the earlier posts, we told you the story of how Patanjali came to be. We now begin the series on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. Atha yoganushasanam Now I will enunciate the disc ...
  10. Feel happy, become one with people doing a good job

    Feel that people who are doing good deeds are a part of you Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 30 Contd. from knowledge sheet 29 People who are doing a good job or meritorious job, those who have a lot of merits, who are blessed, feel happy with the ...
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