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 15

drishta-anushravika-vishaya-vitrishnasya vashikara-sanjna vairagyam ||15||

दृष्टानुश्रविकविषयवितृष्णस्य वशीकारसंज्णा वैराग्यम् ॥१५॥

dr̥ṣṭa-anuśravika-viṣaya-vitr̥ṣṇasya vaśīkāra-saṁjṇā vairāgyam ॥15॥

Imperturbability results from a balance in the consciousness, and when the desire for all things that we see or have heard of is extinguished. ||15||


dr̥ṣṭa = seen; visible
ānuśravika = heard of from others
viṣaya = entity; object; thing
tr̥ṣṇa = desire; thirst
vitr̥ṣna = adipsy (lack of thirst)
vitr̥ṣṇasya = he who lacks thirst
vaśikāra = balance; the same
saṁjñā = consciously
vairāgyam = (acc. from vairāgya) imperturbability; indifference; non-attachment

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