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 42

tatra shabdartha-jnana-vikalpaih sankirna savitarka samapattih ||42||

तत्र शब्दार्थज्ञानविकल्पैः संकीर्णा सवितर्का समापत्तिः ॥४२॥

tatra śabdārtha-jñāna-vikalpaiḥ saṁkīrṇā savitarkā samāpattiḥ ॥42॥

In conjunction with word and object knowledge, or imagination, this state is savitarka samapatti. ||42||


tatra = this; these
śabda = word
artha = image; picture; object; truth
jñāna = knowledge
vikalpaḥ = (nom. from vikalpa) an imagining; an illusion
saṁkīrṇa = skewed; distorted; mixed
savitarka = with acceptance
samāpattiḥ = (nom. from samāpatti) samapatti; a state of enlightenment
savitarka samāpattiḥ = a specific form of samapatti

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