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Sadhana Pada

Sentence 48

tato dvandva an abhighatah ||48||

ततो द्वङ्द्वानभिघातः ॥४८॥

tato dvaṅdva-an-abhighātaḥ ||48||

This results in a victory over the duality of life. ||48||


tataḥ = (from tata) from that; from the mastery of posture
dvaṅdva = pairs of opposites; dualities; dichotomies (e.g. wanting and not wanting; birth and death; happiness and unhappiness); the dualities of life
an = not
abhighātaḥ = (nom. from abhighāta) attack; defeat
anabhighātaḥ = freedom from attack; victory; mastery

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