Random Quotes and Sutras
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Random Daily QuoteThe first lesson in the scripture of man's life is prayer. Let Prayer be the basis of your life.
Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 48
From Discourse I: "Samadhi Pada- On Contemplations"
I.32. TAT-PRATISEDHAARTHAM EKA-TATTVAABHYAASAH
'In order to remove these obstacles, one should meditate on one aspect of Truth'.
The seeker should choose one of the many forms of meditation in order to carry out his practice, focusing his mind on one specific object of concentration or embodiment of perfection, If he jumps from one to another, steadiness of mind can never be developed. Not only must concentration be focused on one object alone during any given sitting, but it should be the same object from year to year. This, is the only way to gather the rays of mind and to perfect one pointedness.