Karuna Yoga

Patanjali Yoga Sutra – Sadhana Pada- Why should follow Discipline?

Major Discipline for Yoga Practice

2.1. Tapahsvadhyayayesvarapranidhanani kriyaayogah|

  • Tapah- austerity
  • Svadhyaya-self-study of scriptures
  • Ishvarapranidhana-surrender to god
  • Kriya yoga-practical yoga

Tapas, Swadhyaya and ishwara pranidhana is caled kriya yoga.

Why should one pursue discipline for Yoga Practice

2.2. Samadhibhavanarthah klesatanukaranarthasca|

  • Samadhi-superconsciousness
  • Bhavanarthah-for developing the state of
  • Klesa-cause of afflictions
  • Tanu-thin
  • Karanartha- for making
  • Cha-and

For growing the consciousness of samadhi and for the aim of thinning out the cause of afflictions, so that kriya yoga practised.

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