Random Quotes and Sutras
Friday, October 21, 2016
Random Daily Quote'I', 'Mine', 'He', 'You', and 'Thine', 'This', 'That', 'Here', 'there', are all meaningless in the true sense. The Absolute is the only Reality. The Absolute alone exists.
Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 116
From Discourse III: "Vibhuti Pada- On Divine Powers"
III.2. TATRA PRATYAYAIKATANATA DHYANAM
'As unbroken flow of perception between the mind and objects is 'Dhyana', meditation'.
In meditation the mind is not distracted but holds steadily to the object of concentration. No other thoughts enter the mind.
III.3. TAD EVARTHAMATRA-NIRBHASAM SVARUPA-SUNYAM IVA SAMADHIH
'When consciousness of subject and object disappear and only the meaning remains, it is called 'Samadhi'(Super-Consciousness).
'Samadhi' is a merging of the into the essence of the object of meditation. Nothing exists but that pure awareness.