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 30

vyadhi styana sanshaya pramada-alasya-avirati bhrantidarshana-alabdha-bhumikatva-anavasthitatvani chitta-viksepah te antarayah ||30||

व्याधि स्त्यान संशय प्रमादाअलस्याविरति भ्रान्तिदर्शनालब्धभूमिकत्वानवस्थितत्वानि चित्तविक्षेपाः ते अन्तरायाः ॥३०॥

vyādhi styāna saṁśaya pramāda-ālasya-avirati bhrāntidarśana-alabdha-bhūmikatva-anavasthitatvāni citta-vikṣepāḥ te antarāyāḥ ॥30॥

These obstacles (antaraya) (illness; inertia; doubt; neglect; sloth; desire; blindness; a lack of goals; irresoluteness) obscure that which is immutable in human beings (chitta). ||30||


vyādhi = illness
styāna = apathy; mental laziness; rigidity
saṁśaya = doubt; hesitation; indecisiveness
pramāda = carelessness; neglect; indifference
ālasya = sloth
avirati = desire
bhrānti = error
darśana = opinion
bhrānti-darśana = blindness
bhūmi = earth; level
alabdha-bhūmikatva = lack of determination; failure to reach a level
anavasthitatvāni = inconsistency; irresoluteness
citta = understanding
vikṣepaḥ = (nom. from vikṣepa) dissipation; lack of clarity; uneasiness
te = it; this
antarāyaḥ = (nom. from antarāya) obstacle

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