Pada 1, Sutra 46 Sanskrit Verse Ta eva sabijah samadhih Translation These are Cognitive Absorptions (Samadhi) with seed Interpretation The human condition within our individual and samsaric collectivity holds a very persistent veil over our Inner Splendor. When that veil becomes very thin, that Inner Splendor will reflect that veil and we become absorbed in it (the veil, the objective consciousness—Samadhi with seed, in Sanskrit Sabija Samadhi). The danger here is that we t
Pada 1, Sutra 47 Sanskrit Verse Nirvicara-vaisharadye ‘dhyatma-prasadah Translation Upon attaining the Nirvicara (non-reflective) stage of Samadhi comes the clarity of the spiritual light of the Self. Interpretation Once all the veils of the mind have parted, what is revealed is what was there before the beginning and will be there after the ending, the light of the True Self Within. It is the Supreme Self, the ‘I AM’, the True Being of Being. It if Self-Illuminating. Now
Pada 1, Sutra 45 Sanskrit Verse Suksma-visayatvam calinga-paryavasanam Translation And the subtle aspects of objects extends to the unmanifest state Interpretation As we go deeper into our Cognitive Absorption, into the subtleties of awareness itself, our consciousness dissolves into the primal cause or Prakriti which lies beyond the gross and subtle essence of matter itself.
Pada 1, Sutra 44 Sanskrit Verse Etayaiva savicara nirvicara ca suksma-visaya vyakhyata Translation When the object held in consciousness is subtle, cognitive absorption is still classified as either with or without deliberation. Interpretation Whether the object of our concentrative contemplation is on a tangible object (e.g. an actual Murthi) or a subtle object (e.g. a spiritual quality such as Compassion), Samadhi or cognitive absorption is still qualified as either i) with