Yoga-Sutra 1 – Samadhi Pada: about enlightenment

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


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


Sentence 29

tatah pratyak-chetana-adhigamo-'py-antaraya-abhavash-cha ||29||

ततः प्रत्यक्चेतनाधिगमोऽप्यन्तरायाभवश्च ॥२९॥

tataḥ pratyak-cetana-adhigamo-'py-antarāya-abhavaś-ca ॥29॥

Through this practice, the immutable self is revealed and all obstacles (antaraya) are removed. ||29||

tataḥ = (nom. sg. m. from tata) from this; from this practice
pratyak = (nom. sg. n./acc. sg. n. from pratyac) the inner; the inward
cetanā = (nom. sg. f. from cetana) the true self; drashtu
adhi = (prep)
gamḥ = (inj. ac. sg. from gam) become manifest; reveal; attain
api = (conj./prep.) also
antarāyaḥ = (nom. pl. m. from antarāya) obstacle
abhāvaḥ = (nom. sg. m. from abhava) absence; disappearance; elimination
ca = (conj.) and

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