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Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute.Chapter 2, Sutra 19 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.19Visesa Avisesa Lingamatra Alingani GunaparvaniVisesa: specialized, particularized Avisesa: unspecialized, unparticularized Lingamatra: undifferentiated Alingani: without a mark, undifferentiated, subtle Gunaparvani: state of the gunasThe Stages Of The Gunas, The Defined, The Undefined, The Indicated Only And The Irresoluble Primary Matter Listen to the audio:Check this out on ChirbitDr. Jayadeva Yogendra:“We are thinking with the Samkhya. This is a system - Samkhya and Yoga. So we are thinking from that point, about this external world, how it is made; there are discussions of that kind. There are things that are Vishesha - seen in form, colour, size and shape in the material world. And then there are Avishesha which have none of these characteristics but which are there, in the nature of awareness, consciousness, they are there. So these mix up the world and once we understand it, then problems are less. We get unnecessarily get bungled up in changeful things, pain at loss, happiness at gain and that kind of fluctuation goes on all our life. So Samkhya makes us understand that these kinds of external changes go on happening. They are not the reality.

The topic for the Satsang on Sunday, 26th August , 2012 was Parikarmas (Embellishments)Parikarmas are techniques for purifying the mind. They are Maitri (Friendliness), Karuna (Compassion), Mudita (Goodwill) and Upeksa (Indifference to evil).Following is the speech made by Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra and Smt. Hansaji Yogendra...