Random Quotes and Sutras
Monday, March 10, 2014
Random Daily QuoteThe Upanishads declare in unmistakable terms that man in essence is Brahman Himself.
Raja Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, with commentary by Sri Swami Sivananda - Random SelectionRaja Yoga Sutra Selection # 118
From Discourse III: "Vibhuti Pada- On Divine Powers"
III.5. TAJ-JAYAT PRAJNALOKAH
'By mastering it (Samyama) comes the light of direct knowledge'.
When samyama is mastered, higher consciousness is attained. All intuitive knowledge becomes available.
III.6. TASYA BHUMISU VINIYOGAH
'Its (of samyama) application (should be) in stages'.
Even though a person must be highly evolved in order to be able to achieve samyama, a caution is still given here that progress should be gradual. Samyama is very powerful, and its application requires great wisdom.