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Yoga-Sutra

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

Samadhi-Pada

Sentence 19

bhava-pratyayo videha-prakriti-layanam ||19||

भवप्रत्ययो विदेहप्रकृतिलयानम् ॥१९॥

bhava-pratyayo videha-prakr̥ti-layānam ॥19॥

Some people are born with true insight, whereas others attain it via a divine body or oneness with nature. ||19||


bhava = (iic.) origin; genesis; birth; provenance
pratyayaḥ = (nom. sg. m. from pratyaya) true perception; insight; cause; certainty; that which is in the mind
videha = (iic.) special body, divine body, non-corporeal
prakr̥ti = (iic.) nature
laya = (iic.) dissolution, fusion
prakr̥ti-layana = becoming one with nature /prakriti; oneness with nature