Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 2, Sutra 8 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.7 Dukha-Anusayi-Dvesah Dukha: pain, sorrow, suffering Anusayi: sequential attraction to, closely following Dvesah: aversion, hatred Aversion Is That Which Dwells Upon Pain. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: “Pleasure makes us run after it. We love it. We want more and more of it. As soon as pain comes- we run away, we don’t like it. This is the cycle. We have to learn to take both of them together- that we can’t do. We are always on the wait and that is why there is so much suffering. That is what this sutra tells us.” Smt. Hansaji J. Yogendra: "These are all sutras about the Klesas which are vitiating factors, which are going to cause pain and suffering in life, something which we have to work hard to remove from our system. We don't blame anybody for causing pain to us. It is our inherent tendencies - Klesas from within, which make us take pain. And so keeping this in mind, the entire approach in life should be to wok on yourself and to see that the self becomes free from these weakening factors, these factors which can cause nothing else but harm.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 2, Sutra 7 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.7 Sukha-Anusayi-Ragah Sukha: pleasure Anusayi: sequential attraction to, closely following Ragah: attachment, addiction Attachment Is That Which Dwells Upon Pleasure. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: “Pleasure is what we chase. What doesn’t give us pleasure we avoid. This is the fundamental idea. Conversely whatever pains us we avoid, so this is the structure of our mind and this binds us. We have to get out of this circle. Even though things are not pleasant we don’t bother. So this is the main Sutra.” Smt. Hansaji J. Yogendra: "Wherever you get happiness, joy, you get attached to it. You want happiness again and again. And that is one of the main causes of our suffering.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 2, Sutra 6 Patanjali yoga sutra 2.6 Drk-Darsanasaktyoh-Ekatmata-Iva-Asmita Drk: consciousness itself as seeing agent (Purusa) Darsanasaktyoh: the instrument of seeing, power of intellect, buddhi Ekatmata: identity, with oneself Iva: appearing to be Asmita: I-ness Egoism Is The Identification Of The Seer With The Instrument Of Knowledge. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: “This is more of philosophy. The power of seeing, viewing, knowing, is a different thing. When this joins together with a feeling of union, oneness, that’s a very different thing. You see what you identify and that is how our perceptions happen. In our perceptions we see, there are different things, but we identify. ‘I see’, I know it is there.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 2, Sutra 5 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.5 Anitya-Asuci-Dukha-Anatmasu-Nitya-Suci-Sukha-Atma-Khyatih-Avidya Anitya: impermanent Asuci: impure Dukha: misery Anatmasu: non-self Nitya: eternal, everlasting Suci: pure Sukha: happiness Atma: soul, Self Khyatih: taking to be, supposing to be Avidya: ignorance Ignorance Is Taking The Non-Eternal, The Impure, The Painful, The Non-Self, As The Eternal, The Pure, The Pleasurable And The Self. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Smt. Hansaji J. Yogendra: "This is the definition of Avidya and all of us should remember that Avidya is in all of us. Avidya is ignorance or lack of right knowledge. The definition says that we believe something to be permanent when it is not, and we function like that. That is ignorance. Our body, relations, thoughts, our whole life is not permanent. Everything is changing. But we live as if everything is permanent. Something which is not pure, we believe it to be pure. The body is not pure. beauty is skin deep. We wash our hands and believe them to be clean.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 2, Sutra 4 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.4 Avidya-Ksetram-Uttaresam-Prasupta-Tanu-Vicchinna-Udaranam Avidya: ignorance, nescience Ksetram: place, field, the origin Uttaresam: followed by, subsequent Prasupta: dormant Tanu: attenuated Vicchinna: hidden Udaranam: fully operative Ignorance Is The Field For The Others, Whether They Are Dormant, Minimized, Suppressed Or Fully Operative. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: "In the Yoga Sutras, we are discussing about overcoming pain and ignorance and the beginning is ignorance. We are ignorant about ourselves, about the universe and we carry on mistakes all our life and survive. Then to overcome this, means yoga and yoga requires hard discipline. So this is the way the sutras have been introduced and we have to carry on understanding it bit by bit." Smt. Hansaji J. Yogendra: "Today's sutra is on the first Klesha, i.e. Avidya. They say that ignorance prevails. Ignorance remains in little forms, little bigger forms, confused state, etc. In different proportions, but ignorance remains, we are all born with ignorance.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 2, Sutra 3 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.3 Avidya-Asmita-Raga-Dvesa-Abhinivesa-Klesah Avidya: ignorance Asmita: I-ness, ego sense Raga: attachment Dvesa: aversion Abhinivesah: fear of death, clinging to life Klesah: painful, afflicted The Afflictions Are Ignorance, Egoism, Attachment, Aversion And Love Of Life Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: “Kleshas cause pain and they are right form the start of life. We are born with Kleshas. And the only way to overcome them is through right knowledge." Smt. Hansaji J. Yogendra: "One point is clear that everybody has Kleshas. And the main Klesha is Avidhya - ignorance. We don't have right knowledge. Because of ignorance, the second one comes, i.e. ego - Asmita. Only an ignorant person would be egoistic. And Kleshas are those which will bring us back to all the pain and suffering and diseases in life. No one wants pain and all the research all over the world is done so that we are pain-free and we lead a happy, peaceful, healthy life.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 2, Sutra 2 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.2 Samadhi-Bhavanarthah-Klesa-Tanukarnarthasca Samadhi: of that Bhavana: too Arthah: control, regulation Klesa: of all Tanukarnarthah: through Nidrodhah Ca: without a seed, seedless Kriya Yoga Is For The Cultivation Of Samadhi And For The Attenuation Of Aflictions Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: “The ultimate in yoga is Samadhi and a removal of the Kleshas. So having completed the first chapter, we talk about these things that the entire effort so far has been to bring in Samadhi and stop the Kleshas. Kleshas are some kind of wrong thoughts; we have seen them earlier. Clearing them makes the mind steady and steadiness brings in understanding. So that’s the sequence."

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 51   Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.51 Tasyapi-Nirodhe-Sarvanirodhat-Nirbijah-Samadhih Tasya: of that Api: too Nirodhe: control, regulation Sarva: of all Nirodhat: through Nidrodhah Nirbijah: without a seed, seedless Samadhih: deep absorption of meditation Whenever This Is Restrained, Since All Is Restrained, Seedless Samadhi Is Gained Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: “We use the word ‘Shut Up.’ But the word ‘Shut Up’ here, is a complete shut up. Shut up in thoughts, shut up in expressions, feelings; blanking the mind out, which we are unable to do. Even if physically we don’t speak, the mind is working. What is expected is a state of consciousness which is absolutely quiet.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 50 Yoga Sutra 1.50   Taj jah-Samskaro-Anya-Samskara-Pratibandhi   Taj jah: born of it Samskaro: impression Anya: (of) other Samskara: impression Pratibandhi: preventer ; that which stands in the way of The Latent Impression Born Of Such Knowledge Is Opposed To The Formation Of Other Latent Impressions Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: "These are powerful ideas of Indian thinking. Variably we remember them, talk about them, but don’t follow them.