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


Sentence 33

vitarka-badhane pratipraksa-bhavanam ||33||

वितर्कबाधने प्रतिप्रक्षभावनम् ॥३३॥

vitarka-bādhane pratiprakṣa-bhāvanam ॥33॥

Uncertainty concerning implementation can be overcome via orientation with the reverse. ||33||

vitarka = doubt; uncertainty; question
bādhane = implementation; putting into practice
prati = other; different
pakṣa = wing
pratipakṣa = opposite; reverse; the other side of the coin; the opposite position; literally: the other wing
bhāvanam = (acc. from bhāvana) perseverance; to focus on a goal