yoga path

TASYA SAPTADHA PRANTA-BHUMIH PRAJNA.
‘Enlightenment is reached through seven steps’.

Commentary:
Patanjali begins his explanation of the eight limbs of Raja Yoga. There are seven limbs before the aspirant reaches ‘samadhi'(Super Consciousness).
II.28. YOGANGANUSTHANAD ASUDDHI-KSAYE JNANA-DIPTIR AS
VIVEKA-KHYATEH.
‘By practicing the various steps of Yoga, impurities are destroyed and spiritual illumination arises, which develops into awareness of Reality’.

Commentary:
The theoretical aspect of Yoga, having been dealt with, Patanjali now points out that following the practical steps is necessary.
TASYA SAPTADHA PRANTA-BHUMIH PRAJNA.
‘Enlightenment is reached through seven steps’.

Commentary:
Patanjali begins his explanation of the eight limbs of Raja Yoga. There are seven limbs before the aspirant reaches ‘samadhi'(Super Consciousness).
II.28. YOGANGANUSTHANAD ASUDDHI-KSAYE JNANA-DIPTIR AS
VIVEKA-KHYATEH.
‘By practicing the various steps of Yoga, impurities are destroyed and spiritual illumination arises, which develops into awareness of Reality’.

Commentary:
The theoretical aspect of Yoga, having been dealt with, Patanjali now points out that following the practical steps is necessary.

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