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

Yoga-Sutra

Kaivalya-Pada

Sentence 21

chittantara drishye buddhi-buddheh atiprasangah snriti-sankarash-cha ||21||

चित्तान्तर दृश्ये बुद्धिबुद्धेः अतिप्रसङ्गः स्मृतिसंकरश्च ॥२१॥

cittāntara dr̥śye buddhi-buddheḥ atiprasaṅgaḥ smr̥ti-saṁkaraś-ca ॥21॥

That which is mutable in one human being (chitta) being perceived by another mutable human being (chitta) would be as absurd as perception perceiving perception, and would result in confusion of remembrance. ||21||


citta = all that is mutable in human beings; mind; spirit
anya = other
dr̥śye = (loc. sg. m./acc. du. n./nom. du. n./loc. sg. n./acc. du. f./nom. du. f. from dr̥śya) seen by
buddhi = (iic.) perception; intellect; knowledge
buddheḥ = (g. sg. f./abl. sg. f. from buddhi) perception
buddhi-buddheḥ = perceiver of perception
atiprasaṅgaḥ = (nom. sg. m. from atiprasaṅga) unharmonious connection; superficiality; ad infinitum
smr̥ti = (iic.) remembrance
saṁkaraḥ = (nom. sg. m. from saṅkara) confusion; mixture
ca = (conj.) and

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