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Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 151
From Discourse IV: "Kaivalya Pada- On Realization"
IV.4. NIRMANA-CITTANY ASMITA-MANTRAT
'Minds are created only from egotism'.
The mind is not the Self. It proceeds out of ego, or separation from the Self, and must be transcended to return to the Self.
IV.5. PRAVRTTI-BHEDE PRAYOJAKAM CITTAM EKAM ANEKESAM
'Although the pursuits of the many (created minds) vary, they are controlled by the one Mind'.
The many individual minds are scattered and pursue various activities but they are not all subordinate to and ultimately under the control of the one Universal Mind, which is the Self, Absolute Consciousness.