Tag Archives: The Yoga Sutras

Saturday’s Sutras

Cognitive meditation is accompanied by reasoning, discrimination, bliss and the sense of I am.  There is another meditation which is attained by the practice of alert mental suspension until only subtle impressions remain.

Yoga Sutras 1.17-1.18

Saturday’s Sutras

Desirelessness towards the seen and the unseen gives the consciousness of mastery.  This is signified by an indifference to the three attributes, due to knowledge of the Indweller.

Yoga Sutras, 1.15-1.16

Saturday’s Sutras

These thought-streams are controlled by practice and non-attachment.  Practice is the effort to secure steadiness.  This practice becomes well-grounded when continued with reverent devotion and without interruption over a long period of time.

Yoga Sutras, 1.12-1.14

Saturday’s Sutras

Now, instruction in union.

Union is restraining the thought-streams natural to the mind.

Then the seer dwells in his own nature.

Otherwise he is of the same form as the thought-streams.

Yoga Sutras 1.1 – 1.4