Finally, the fourth chapter of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra is about liberation - Kaivalya Pada.



Sentence 16

na chaika-chitta-tantram chedvastu tad-apramanakam tada kim syat ||16||

न चैकचित्ततन्त्रं चेद्वस्तु तदप्रमाणकं तदा किं स्यात् ॥१६॥

na caika-citta-tantraṁ cedvastu tad-apramāṇakaṁ tadā kiṁ syāt ॥16॥

Nor does an object depend on that which is mutable in human beings; for if it did, then what would happen to the object if it were not perceived? ||16||

na = (part.) not
ca = (conj.) and
eka = (iic. from ekacitta) one
citta = mind; spirit; all that is mutable in human beings;
tantram = (tantram = acc. sg. n./nom. sg. n. from tandra) dependent
cet = (conj. from ced) is
vastu = (acc. sg. n./nom. sg. n.) object; thing
tat = (acc. sg. n./nom. sg. n. from tad) thatz
apramāṇakaṁ = (iic. from apramāṇa) not recognized; not perceived
tadā = (adv.) then
kim = (acc. sg. n./nom. sg. n. from ka) what
syāt = (adv.) happen

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