Random Quotes and Sutras
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Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 130
From Discourse III: "Vibhuti Pada- On Divine Powers"
III.25. BALESU HASTI-BALADINI
'(By performing samyama) on strengths (of various animals) comes the power of an elephant (or any other species)'.
III.26. PRAVRTTY-ALOKA-NYASAT SUKSMA-VYAVAHITA-VIPRAKRSTA-JNANAM
'(By performing samyama) on light comes intuitive knowledge of that which is subtle, hidden or distant.
III.27. BHUVANA-JNANAM SURYE SAMYAMAT 'By performing samyama on the sun comes knowledge of the world'.