Random Quotes and Sutras
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Random Daily QuoteBrahman 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 SelectionRaja 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".
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'.
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.