Random Quotes and Sutras
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Random Daily QuoteMeditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.
Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 77
From Discourse II: "Sadhana Pada- On Spiritual Disciplines"
II.16. HEYAM DUKHAM ANAGATAM
'The misery that has not yet manifested should be avoided'.
Karma has been worked out, is being worked out, or is waiting to be worked out by one's actions. Karma that has already been incurred cannot be changed, but its misery can be avoided by positive thinking. Future pain can be avoided by carefully attending to present actions.