Yoga-Sutra 1 – Samadhi Pada: about enlightenment

The first chapter of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras is about enlightenment - Samadhi Pada.

Yoga-Sutra

Samadhi (समाधि, Samādhi) = Enlightenment
Pada (पाद, Pāda) = ChapterThe first chapter of the Yoga Sutra by Patanjali

Samadhi-Pada

Sentence 40

paramanu parama-mahattva-anto-'sya vashikarah ||40||

परमाणु परममहत्त्वान्तोऽस्य वशीकारः ॥४०॥

paramāṇu parama-mahattva-anto-'sya vaśīkāraḥ ॥40॥

A person who attains this goal has mastery over everything, from the smallest atom to the entire universe. ||40||


parama = (iic.) smallest; largest; last
aṇu = (acc. sg. n./nom. sg. n.) atom
parama = (iic.) smallest; largest; last
maha = (acc. sg. n./nom. sg. n.) large
tvānto = thing
mahattva = (acc. sg. n./nom. sg. n. from mahattva) cosmos; universe
antah = (abs.) extending
asya = (abs.) this
vaśīkāraḥ = (nom. sg. m. from vaśīkāra) control; mastery

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