Yoga-Sutra

The second Chapter of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras - contains instructions for our Practice - Sadhana Pada.

Sadhana-Pada

Sentence 25

tad-abhabat-sanyoga-abhavo hanam taddrisheh kaivalyam ||25||

तदभाबात्संयोगाभावो हानं तद्दृशेः कैवल्यम् ॥२५॥

tad-abhābāt-saṁyoga-abhāvo hānaṁ taddr̥śeḥ kaivalyam ॥25॥

When a lack of insight (avidya) disappears, this identification likewise disappears. Once this identification has completely disappeared, liberation (kaivalya) of the true self (drashtu) has occurred. ||25||


tad = whose
abhāva = to overcome; to disappear
saṁyoga = unity; bond; identification

hāna = reliquish; cease
tat = that; which; whose
dr̥śeḥ = the seer
kaivalyam = (acc. from kaivalya) liberation; redemption

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