Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 49   Sruta-Anumana-Prajnabhyam-Anyavisaya-Visesarthavat   Sruta: testimony , heard, learned , from tradition Anumana: inference , reasoning , deduction Prajnabhyam: from those kinds of knowledge Anyavisaya: having different objects Visesarthavat: extending upto , ending at And That Knowledge Is Different From Testimony Or Through Inference , Because It Relates To Particulars (Of Objects) Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: "The knowledge that we get through our eyes, logic, etc. is one kind of knowledge. It is limited. Intuitive knowledge is another. The Yogi relies on this intuitive knowledge.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 48   Rtambhara-Tatra-Prajna Rtambhara: filled with higher truth, essence, supreme cognition Tatra: there Prajna: knowledge, wisdom, insight In This (State) The Consciousness Is Truth Bearing Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra:
“This sutra is all technical. It talks of the highest knowledge, Prajna. But this highest is described as Rutambara: truth-bearing. It is not just the ordinary knowledge: 2+2=4. Whatever the person says turns out correct. Whatever he sees is accurate. Never any mistake. Just as an example, when the Founder was in The Yoga Institute in America, lots of eager supporters, American boys, they took him to a shooting range where they were shooting at the trunk of the trees with a pistol, testing their accuracy.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 47   Nirvicara-Vaisaradye-Adhyatamaprasadah Nirvicara: devoid of subtle thoughts Vaisaradye: with undisturbed flow Adhyatama: spiritual, regarding the Atman or true Self Prasadah: purity, illumination, clearness Subjective Enlightenment Is Reached If The Flow Of Super Reflective Samadhi Attains Utmost Purity Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra:
"The mind is continuously busy. What happens when the mind doesn't think? Who's going to imagine that? That is a higher state. Then special realization comes. Otherwise the mind is thinking of anything and that is how it keeps us busy. So the final stages in yoga is when the mind stops, and just pure awareness is what remains."

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 46   Ta-Eva-Sabijah-Samadhih Ta: these, those, they Eva: only Sabijah: with seed Samadhih: deep absorption of meditation These Are The Samadhis With Seed (Having An Object For Meditation) Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra:
"So we are on the 46th Sutra. These are about 'Samadhis'. We use only one word 'Samadhi', but there are so many types. They could be gross- some definite object, or they could be subtle- towards ideas. And the mind has to be concentrating for long, and the knowledge that is gathered is very special. In these Samadhis, there are four kinds; whether I want to go into deep depths and understand the essence.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 45   Suksma-Visayatvam-Ca-Alinga-Paryavasanam Suksma: subtle Visayatvam: of having as objects Ca: and Alinga: without a mark or trace, unmanifest Prakriti (subtlest matter) Paryavasanam: extending up to, ending at The Subtle Objects (Of Concentration) End With Primary Matter Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: "We are discussing about Samadhi, and this whole idea is not only new to us but very difficult to understand. It is concentration, not on elephants and bulls but on subtle things going right up to the minutest atoms and molecules and all that.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 44 Yoga Sutra of Patanjali 1.44 Etaya-Iva-Savichara –Nirvichara-Ca-Suksmavisaya-Vyakhyata Etaya: by this Iva: also Savichara: accompanied by subtle thoughts Nirvichara: devoid of subtle thoughts Ca: and Suksmavisaya: having subtle for their objects Vyakhyata: are explained The Engrossment , In Which There Is The Mixture Of Word, Its Meaning (i.e. The Object) And Its Knowledge, Is Known As Savitarka Samapati. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: "We are talking about concentration and this has been divided extensively. There are gross things that you can easily make out and we are attracted to look at them possibly in some details. The details are many – the external appearance, the name and all that. We miss out a lot.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 43 Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.43 Smriti-Parisuddhau-Svarupasunya-Iva-Arthamatra-Nirbhasa-Nirvitarka Smriti: of memory Parisuddhau: upon purification Svarupasunya: devoid of its own nature Iva: as it were Arthamatra: only the object Nirbhasa: illuminative, shining brightly Nirvitarka: without a gross thought When The Memory Is Purified, The Mind Appears To Be Devoid Its Own Nature (i.e. Of Reflective Consciousness ) And Only The Object ( On Which It Is Contemplating) Remains Illuminated . This Kind Of Engrossment Is Called Nirvitarka Samapatti. Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: "The problem when we concentrate is we have so many other thoughts even in the concentration. Forget the external appearance and looks, the name and other descriptions and be in touch with the things as it is, its real nature – that is the idea.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 42   Tatra-Sabda-Artha-Jnana-Vikalpaih-Sankirna-Savitarka-Samapattih Tatra : there , among these Sabda : sound , word Artha : meaning Jnana : knowledge, idea Vikalpaih : with options Sankirna : mixed with Savitarka : accompanied with gross thoughts Samapattih : complete absorption The Engrossment , In Which There Is The Mixture Of Word, Its Meaning (i.e. The Object) And Its Knowledge, Is Known As Savitarka Samapati. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: "The discussion is about Samadhi. What we have to understand is that for knowledge, many things are involved. Words are there, meaning of the words, the understanding that comes. Many things join to make up the meaning. So when we talk of concentration, we have to go into details.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 41   Ksinavrtteh-abhijatasya-iva-maneh-grahitr-grahana-grahyesu-tatstha-tadanjanata-samapattih Ksinavrtteh : with modifications of mind weakened Abhijatasya : transparent, purified Iva : like Maneh : of a crystal Grahitr : knower Grahana : process of knowing, instrument of knowing Grahyesu : the knowable Tatstha : remaining in it Tadanjanata :...

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Transcribed from Parisamvad at The Yoga Institute. Chapter 1, Sutra 40   Paramanu-Paramamahattva-Antah-Asya- Vasikarah Paramanu: from the minutest Paramamahattva: largeness, magnitude Anah: end, extending to Asya: of this, of his or hers Vasikarah: mastery, power When The Mind Develops The Power Of Stabilizing On The Smallest Size As Well As On The Greatest One , Then The Mind Comes Under Control. Listen to the audio: Check this out on Chirbit Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra: "We are talking about concentration. When we can concentrate on subtle things, atoms, infra atoms, then we get control. Mind becomes steady, Vasanas (latent desires) reduce, there is complete control on mind. Then there is understanding. It is not easy to reach this state. Remaining steady and reducing the Vasanas is difficult. The mind keeps running, old desires surface. When we reach that state then special powers come to us and the steady mind can do a lot of things.