wednesday wisdom: yoga sutra 1.2 – three contemporary translations.

a real live lotus pond at Harmony Healing Centre, Nosara, Costa Rica

योग: चित्त-वृत्ति निरोध:
yogaś citta-vṛtti-nirodhaḥ (Yoga Sutra 1.2)

Yoga is the stilling of the changing states of the mind. (Edwin Bryant)

If the restraint of the mental modifications is achieved one has reached the goal of Yoga. (Sri Swami Satchidananda)

Bitch – you are captive of your own tempest of twisting thoughts and emotions, and you don’t even know it! Learn how to calm your shit down. (Bernadette Birney)

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