Patañjali begins his Yoga Sūtra with the basics: learning to distinguish your perception from your essence. This will allow you to immerse yourself in an experience of absolute unity (samādhi).

Yoga-Sutra
prathamaḥnominative singular
prathamasubstantive masculine
das Erste
prathamasubstantive masculine
pratamverb
das Früheste, das Erste
pratamverb
praprevixtamverbal root
sich erschöpft fühlen, vergehen, außer sich sein
praprevixvorwärts, hervor
tamverbal rootden Atem verlieren, erschöpft sein
samādhitatpuruṣa-compound genitive
samādhsubstantive fi
vollkommene Einheitserfahrung
samādhisubstantive feminine
samprevixādhisubstantive masculine
Zusammensetzung, Verbindung, Einheitserfahrung, Erleuchtungszustand
samprevixzusammen, mit, völlig
ādhisubstantive masculine
āprevixdhāverbal root
Standort, Lage; Gedanken, Sorgen
āprevixhin zu, nahe bei
dhāverbal rootsetzen, stellen, legen
pādaḥnominative singular
pādasubstantive masculine
Kapitel

Das erste Kapitel: Über die vollkommene Einheitserfahrung (samādhi).

Dr. Ronald Steiner

Yoga Sutra 1: On the experience of absolute unity
Yoga Sutra 1.1: Yoga is presence Yoga Sutra 1.1: Yoga is presence

Yoga Sūtra 1.1: Yoga is presence

Of course this could just be the opening sentence marking the beginning of the Yoga Sūtra. Much more interesting to observe in this first line is how the essence of yoga is embodied within it: it is about the very moment in which you are now.

Yoga Sutra 1: On the experience of absolute unity
Yoga Sutra 1.2-4: Calming your inner perceptual space Yoga Sutra 1.2-4: Calming your inner perceptual space

Yoga Sūtra 1.2-4: Yoga is the calm that arises within your inner space of perception

Your perception is only a projection (vr̥tti) of the external world on your immer perceptual space (citta). If this space is calm, the reflection of your true nature (draṣṭr̥) can be seen within it.

Yoga Sutra 1: On the experience of absolute unity
Yoga Sutra 1.5-11: Five types of mental projections Yoga Sutra 1.5-11: Five types of mental projections

Yoga Sūtra 1.5-11: Five types of mental projections

There are five types of mental projections (vr̥tti) that fill your inner perceptual space (citta). Partially pleasant and partially creating suffering, all of them stand in the way of your ability to perceive your Self.

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