Random Quotes and Sutras
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Random Daily QuoteAdmit your faults and weaknesses. Then alone will you evolve.
Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 156
From Discourse IV: "Kaivalya Pada- On Realization"
IV.11. HETU-PHALASRAYALAMBANAIH SAMGRHITATVAD ESAM ABHAVE TADABHAVAH
'Desires are held together by cause, effect, support and objects; and when these disappear, so do the desires.'
What gives momentum to desires is cause and effect, or past Karma; support, or the activity of the mind which creates them; and the objects of the desires. When these foundations are removed, so are the desires.