January 28, 2017
Pada 1, Sutra 4
Otherwise, one remains identified with the fluctuations (of the mind stuff)
One either abides in the essence, witnessing in a detached manner (without the emotions being dra...
January 22, 2017
Pada 1, Sutra 3
Tada drastuh svarupe vasthanam
Then, the seer abides in his/her own essential nature
Once all fluctuations of the mind stuff have ceased, all veils in consciousness lifted then the seer realizes his...
January 15, 2017
Yogah Citta Vrtti Nirodhah
Yoga is the cessation of the fluctuations of the mind stuff
Yoga is the union of the Atma with Paratma, of the Self with the Overself, the religionist will call it union of the soul with...
January 8, 2017
Atha Samadhi Padah
Now, the chapter on Samadhi
Now, the instruction of Yoga
The Yoga Sutras are divided into 4 chapters (Padas), in this particular order:
Chapter 1—chapter on Samadhi bein...
Welcome to my interpretation of the great Indian sage Rishi Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.
Patanjali lived in the second century BCE and was a master of Shaivism, a school of philosophical thought which worship the transcendental Reality as Shiva, the God...
January 1, 2017
A short introduction. My name is Yogi Kalinath, most of you know me as Devidasan. I am in no ways rejecting my previous initiated name or title bestowed upon me as Yogacharya Devidasan Giri. The truth is that over the course of my seeking, I have...
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