The third chapter of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras instructs us about the progression of our practice - Vibhuti Pada.

Yoga-Sutra

Vibhuti-Pada

Sentence 35

sattva-purushayoh atyanta-sankirnayoh pratyayavishesho-bhogah para-arthat-vat-sva-arthasanyamat purusha-jnanam ||35||

सत्त्वपुरुषायोः अत्यन्तासंकीर्णयोः प्रत्ययाविशेषोभोगः परार्थत्वात्स्वार्थसंयमात् पुरुषज्ञानम् ॥३५॥

sattva-puruṣāyoḥ atyantā-saṁkīrṇayoḥ pratyayāviśeṣo-bhogaḥ para-arthat-vāt-sva-arthasaṁyamāt puruṣa-jñānam ॥35॥

Outer enjoyment (bhoga) arises from a failure to distinguish between the physical world and the true self, which are very different from each other.
Knowledge (jhana) of the true self (purusha) arises from meditation (samyama) on matters concerning the true self rather than external matters. ||35||


sattva = purity; one of the three gunas; the physical world
puruṣa = (iic.) consciousness; self; soul; the true self; the immutable aspects of humankind
atyantā = (nom. sg. f.) extremely; very
a-saṁ-kīrṇayoḥ = (loc. du. m./g. du. m./loc. du. n./g. du. n./loc. du. f./g. du. f, a-saṁ-kīrṇa) not connected; different; unmixed
pratyayaḥ = (nom. pl. m. from pratyaya) that which is in the mind; thought; perception; mental impression
aviśeṣaḥ = (nom. sg. m. from aviśeṣa) non-differentiation; non-object; non-subject
bhogaḥ = (nom. sg. m. from bhoga) pleasure; enjoyment
para = (iic.) external
artha = desire; goal; matter
vāt = instead of
sva = proprietary; belonging to oneself
artha = (iic.) desire; goal; matter
saṁyamāt = (abl. sg. m. from saṁyamā) deep contemplation; meditation
puruṣa = (iic.) consciousness; self; soul; the true self; the immutable aspect of humankind
jñānam = (acc. sg. n. / nom. sg. n. from jñāna) knowledge; insight

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