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


Sentence 31

jati-desha-kala-samaya-anavachchhinnah sarvabhauma-mahavratam ||31||

जातिदेशकालसमयानवच्छिन्नाः सार्वभौमामहाव्रतम् ॥३१॥

jāti-deśa-kāla-samaya-anavacchinnāḥ sārvabhaumā-mahāvratam ॥31॥

Showing respect for others without regard for social station, or for place, time, or circumstance in all spheres of this respect is a great virtue. ||31||

jāti = (ii.) class; caste; social station; social class
deśa = (iic.) location; place
kāla = (iic.) time
samaya = confluence; state; custom; situation
anavacchinnāḥ = (from anavacchinnā) limitless; indeterminate; uninterrupted; eternal
sārva = (iic.) in all
bhaumāḥ = (nom. pl. m. from bhaumā) levels; stages
mahā = (iic.) large
vratam = (acc. sg. n./nom. sg. n. from vrata) vow; virtue; ritual; rule