Random Quotes and Sutras
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Random Daily QuoteIgnorance is absence of wisdom of the Soul. It is forgetfulness of one's essential divine nature.
Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 129
From Discourse III: "Vibhuti Pada- On Divine Powers"
III.22. ETENA SABDADY ANTARDHANAM UKTAM
'From this can also be explained the disappearance of sound and other physical phenomena'.
III.23. SOPAKRAMAM NIRUPAKRAMAM CA KARMA TAT-SAMYMA APARANTA-JNANAM ARISTEBHYO VA
'Karma may be either dormant or active; by performing samyama on both, and through omens, the yogi may know the time of death'.
III.24. MAITRY-ADISU BALANI '(By performing samyama) on friendliness (mercy, love etc. ), their strengths are gained'.