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 5

vrittayah panchatayyah klishtaklishtah ||5||

वृत्तयः पञ्चतय्यः क्लिष्टाक्लिष्टाः ॥५॥

vr̥ttayaḥ pañcatayyaḥ kliṣṭākliṣṭāḥ ॥5॥

There are five types of misconceptions (vrittis), some of which are more agreeable than others: ||5||


vr̥ttayaḥ = (nom. pl. f. from vr̥tti) waves; lack of clarity; thought waves; misconceptions
pañcatayyaḥ = (nom. pl. f. from pañcatayya) five-fold, of a five-fold nature
kliṣṭa = (iic.) burdensome, painful, disagreeable, unpleasant
akliṣṭaḥ = (nom. pl. m./acc. pl. f./nom. pl. f. from akliṣṭa) carefree, unencumbered, painless, agreeable, pleasant

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