Random Quotes and Sutras
Monday, November 30, 2015
Random Daily QuoteBe virtuous. You are on the way to Wisdom.
Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 152
From Discourse IV: "Kaivalya Pada- On Realization"
IV.6. TATRA DHYANAJAM ANASAYAM
'Of these, the mind born of dhyana is free from past tendencies, samskaras'.
Of the many individual minds, those which are tempered and directed by meditation become free from useless habits and scattering activity.
IV.7. KARMASUKLAKRSNAM YOGINAS TRI-VIDHAM ITARESAM
'For a yogi, Karma is neither white nor black;for others it is threefold'.
For a yogi, Karma is objectively worked out-there is no positive or negative about it. For others it is threefold-black, white and gray- meaning there are subjective reactions to the work that must be carried out, and this in turn creates new Karma.