Sutra 1.3

तदा ड्रास्तुः स्वरूपे वस्थानम tada: then; drastuh: of the soul; svarupe: in its own nature; avasthanam: abiding, remaining, absorbed in When that is accomplished, the seer abides in its own true nature Following the last sutra, when the yogi has still its mind and all of its fluctuations, the yogi reveals their true nature. ThisContinue reading “Sutra 1.3”

Sutra 1.2

योग चिट्टा वृत्ति निरोधः yoga chitta vritti nirodhah yoga: union; chitta: of the consciousness/mind; vritti: fluctuations, changing forms; nirodhah: control, channeling, mastery, quieting Yoga is the practice of stilling the fluctuations of the mind Yoga is controlling the patterns of thought in your mind. Our minds fluctuate from one thought to another, busily keeping pace with today’s race.Continue reading “Sutra 1.2”