Yoga-Sutra

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

Sadhana-Pada

Sentence 36

satya-pratishthayam kriya-phala-ashrayatvam ||36||

सत्यप्रतिष्थायं क्रियाफलाअश्रयत्वम् ॥३६॥

satya-pratiṣthāyaṁ kriyā-phala-āśrayatvam ॥36॥

Once a state of truth (satya) has been permanently established, each statement will form the basis for a truthful result. ||36||


satya = truthfulness
pratiṣṭham = (from pratiṣṭha) fixed; permanent; stable
kriyā = action; statement
phala = outcome; result
āśrayatvam = (from āśrayat) basis; foundation; support

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