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Karmāśaya

In conjunction with earlier blogs in this series, Patañjali’s work does not beat around the bush—there needs to be a daily purification of the sattva, of one’s being. If not undertaken, future karmic seeds will continue to run amok. Mircea … Continue reading

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Fusion

difusion

iii. 3. First-range Samadhi 3.3 Total Mind Absorption Swami Venkatesananda translates this sutra as: When the field of observation and the observing intelligence merges as if their own form is abolished and the total intelligence shines as the sole substance … Continue reading

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Mircea Eliade on Spirit, Suffering and Yoga

MEYOGA

In researching this present series on Patañjali I’ve been utilizing numerous resources. By far the most profound is Mircea Eliade’s Yoga, Immortality and Freedom. I feel it indispensable to reproduce in full the following section from his text as it … Continue reading

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