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Patanjali Yoga Sutra – Samadhi Pada –  Lower form of Detachment(1.15)

Lower form of Detachment

1.15. Drstanusravika-visayavitrsnasya vasikara-sanjna vairagyam|

  • Drsta-seen
  • anusravika- heard
  • visaya-object
  • vitrsnasya-of the one who is free of desire
  • vasikara-control
  • sanjna-awareness
  • vairagyam-absence of craving

When an individual becomes free of craving for the sense objects which he has experienced as well as those of which he has heard, that state of consciousness is vairagya.

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