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Brahman is not only the efficient or operative cause of the world, but its material cause as well.

Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random Selection

Raja Yoga Sutra Selection # 95

From Discourse II: "Sadhana Pada- On Spiritual Disciplines"

II.35. AHIMSA-PRATISTHAYAM TAT-SAMNIDHAU VAIRA-TYAGAH. "When non-violence is firmly established, hostility vanishes in the yogi's presence".

Commentary:
One who is firmly rooted in nonviolence radiates this conviction to others. He is powerful that not even violent thoughts can exist in his presence.

II.36. SATYA-PRATISTHAYAM KRIYA-PHALASRAYATVAM.

'When truth is fully established, the yogi attains the result of action without acting'.

Commentary:
The words of a person who has practiced truth to the highest degree will manifest, for the words of such a person reflect the Truth of Atman.

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