Episodes
-विरामप्रत्ययाभ्यासपूर्वः संस्कारशेषोऽन्यः (Samadhi Pada 18) - भव-प्रत्ययो विदेह-प्रकृतिलयानाम् (Samadhi Pada 19) - श्रद्धा-वीर्य-स्मृति-समाधि-प्रज्ञा-पूर्वक इतरेषाम् (Samadhi Pada 20) - तीव्रसंवेगानामासन्नः (Samadhi Pada 21) -Lecture by Swami Tattwamayananda on July 25, 2021. Cosponsored by the Stanford Hindu Students Association and South Bay Lecture Series on Vedic Scriptures.
Published 07/25/21
-वितर्कविचारानन्दास्मितानुगमात् सम्प्रज्ञातः (Samadhi Pada 17) -विरामप्रत्ययाभ्यासपूर्वः संस्कारशेषोऽन्यः (Samadhi Pada 18) - भव-प्रत्ययो विदेह-प्रकृतिलयानाम् (Samadhi Pada 19) -Lecture by Swami Tattwamayananda on July 11, 2021. Cosponsored by the Stanford Hindu Students Association and South Bay Lecture Series on Vedic Scriptures.
Published 07/11/21
-तत्परं पुरुषख्यातेर्गुणवैतृष्ण्यम् (Samadhi Pada 16) -वितर्कविचारानन्दास्मितानुगमात् सम्प्रज्ञातः (Samadhi Pada 17) -विरामप्रत्ययाभ्यासपूर्वः संस्कारशेषोऽन्यः (Samadhi Pada 18) -Lecture by Swami Tattwamayananda on July 4, 2021. Cosponsored by the Stanford Hindu Students Association and South Bay Lecture Series on Vedic Scriptures.
Published 07/04/21
-दृष्टानुश्रविकविषयवितृष्णस्य वशीकारसंज्ञा वैराग्यम् (Samadhi Pada 15) -तत्परं पुरुषख्यातेर्गुणवैतृष्ण्यम् (Samadhi Pada 16) -Lecture by Swami Tattwamayananda on June 27, 2021. Cosponsored by the Stanford Hindu Students Association and South Bay Lecture Series on Vedic Scriptures.
Published 06/28/21
-“Nidra in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra tradition is knowledge without the awareness of that knowledge.” -Śabda jñānānupātī vastu śūnyo vikalpaḥ (Samadhi Pada 9) -शब्दज्ञानानुपाती वस्तुशून्यो विकल्पः -abhāva-pratyayālambanā-vṛttirnidrā (Samadhi Pada 10) -अभाव-प्रत्ययालम्बना-वृत्तिर्निद्रा -Anubhūta viṣayāsampramoṣaḥ smṛtiḥ (Samadhi Pada 11) -अनुभूतविषयासम्प्रमोषः स्मृतिः -Abhyāsa vairāgyābhyāṃ tan nirodhaḥ (Samadhi Pada 12) -अभ्यासवैराग्याभ्यां तन्निरोधः -Lecture by Swami Tattwamayananda on June...
Published 06/20/21
-vṛttayaḥ paṃcatayyaḥ kliṣṭā akliṣṭāḥ (Samadhi Pada 5) -वृत्तयः पंचतय्यः क्लिष्टा अक्लिष्टाः -There are five classes of modifications, (some) painful and (others) not painful. ¬-pramāṇa-viparyaya-vikalpa-nidrā-smṛtayaḥ (Samadhi Pada 6) -प्रमाण-विपर्यय-विकल्प-निद्रा-स्मृतयः -(These are) right knowledge, indiscrimination, verbal delusion, sleep, and memory. -pratyakṣa anumāna āgamāḥ pramāṇāni (Samadhi Pada 7) -प्रत्यक्षानुमानागमाः प्रमाणानि -Direct perception, inference, and competent evidence...
Published 06/13/21
-sopa-kramaṁ nirupa-kramaṁ ca karma tatsaṁyamāt-aparāntajñānam ariṣṭebhyo vā (Vibhuti Pada 22) -सोपक्रमं निरुपक्रमं च कर्म तत्संयमातपरान्तज्ञानम् अरिष्टेभ्यो वा -atha yoga-anuśāsanam (Samadhi Pada 1) -अथ योगानुशासनम् -Yogaḥ-citta-vṛtti-nirodhaḥ (Samadhi Pada 2) -योगश्चित्तवृत्तिनिरोधः -tadā draṣṭuḥ svarūpe-avasthānam (Samadhi Pada 3) -तदा द्रष्टुः स्वरूपेऽवस्थानम् -vṛtti-sārūpyam-itaratra (Samadhi Pada 4) -वृत्तिसारूप्यमितरत्र ॥४॥ -Lecture by Swami Tattwamayananda on June 6, 2021. ...
Published 06/06/21
“We should be friendly with fellow spiritual seekers, those who are like us trying to practice spiritual discipline, spiritual discipline, we should be friendly with them you should have association with fellow spiritual seekers, because that association will strengthen and reinforce our own spiritual life. It gives a new direction actually. It is called maitri.” -saṁskāra-sākṣātkaraṇāt pūrva-jāti-jñānam (Vibhuti Pada 18) -संस्कारसाक्षात्करणात् पूर्वजातिज्ञानम् -pratyayasya...
Published 05/24/21
-“A Yogi, through samyama, he is actually taking his journey back to his original source, that is Mahatattwa, and he identifies himself with the cosmic intelligence, when he is able to do that, he becomes endowed with this extraordinary power of cognition and intuition. This is the view of many of the commentators.” -tasya bhūmiṣu viniyogaḥ (Vibhuti Pada 6) -तस्य भूमिषु विनियोगः -kramānyatvaṁ pariṇāmānyateve hetuḥ (Vibhuti Pada 15) -क्रमान्यत्वं परिणामान्यतेवे हेतुः...
Published 05/16/21
-tasya bhūmiṣu viniyogaḥ (Vibhuti Pada 6) -तस्य भूमिषु विनियोगः -tasya saptadhā prāntabhūmiḥ prajñā (Sadhana Pada 27) तस्य सप्तधा प्रान्तभूमिः प्रज्ञा -etena bhūtendriyeṣu dharma-lakṣaṇa-avasthā pariṇāmā vyākhyātāḥ (Vibhuti Pada 13) -एतेन भूतेन्द्रियेषु धर्मलक्षणावस्था परिणामा व्याख्याताः -śān-odita-avyapadeśya-dharmānupātī dharmī (Vibhuti Pada 14) -शानोदिताव्यपदेश्यधर्मानुपाती धर्मी -kramānyatvaṁ pariṇāmānyateve hetuḥ (Vibhuti Pada 15) -क्रमान्यत्वं परिणामान्यतेवे हेतुः -Lecture by Swami...
Published 05/09/21
-“When you're totally free from any kind of desire, then what you avoid, what you don't want, that comes to you.” -“If there is total transparency between what we feel within and what we express outside, there is less scope for tension and conflict and anxiety. Saumanasya is the word used here. It means pleasantness of feeling - a kind of deep sense of inner serenity and tranquility that comes as a result of observing internal purity or mental purity, purity at the level of attitudes,...
Published 05/03/21
-“When this nirodha samskāra increases, then vyutthāna samskāra gets completely neutralized. Then the mind - chittam - becomes very peaceful, tranquil and you feel a kind of inner serenity and peace.” -“Our goal should be to reach that stage where our own mind effortlessly, naturally, spontaneously suppresses the negativity that is there in our own mind.” -vyutthāna-nirodha-saṁskārayoḥ abhibhava-prādurbhāvau nirodhakṣaṇa cittānvayo nirodha-pariṇāmaḥ (Vibhuti Pada 9) -व्युत्थाननिरोधसंस्कारयोः...
Published 05/03/21
-“Whenever we take to Yoga whenever we take to spiritual life, samyama should be practiced only gradually, not all of a sudden.” -tajjayāt prajñālokaḥ (Vibhuti Pada 5) -तज्जयात् प्रज्ञालोकः -tasya bhūmiṣu viniyogaḥ (Vibhuti Pada 6) -तस्य भूमिषु विनियोगः -vyādhistyānasaṁśayapramādālasyāviratibhrāntidarśanālabdhabhūmikatvānavasthitatvāni cittavikṣepāste'ntarāyāḥ (Samadhi Pada 30) -व्याधिस्त्यानसंशयप्रमादालस्याविरतिभ्रान्तिदर्शनालब्धभूमिकत्वानवस्थितत्वानि चित्तविक्षेपास्तेऽन्तरायाः -Lecture by...
Published 04/19/21
-“Tremendous power of concentration with self-mastery is Dharana and Dhyana.” -“You are understanding things properly, comprehensively, in all aspects, and also in pristine purity - that is called Prajna.” -deśa-bandhaḥ cittasya dhāraṇā (Vibhuti Pada 1) -देशबन्धः चित्तस्य धारणा -tatra pratyaya-ikatānatā dhyānam (Vibhuti Pada 2) -तत्र प्रत्ययैकतानता ध्यानम् -tadeva-artha-mātra-nirbhāsaṁ svarūpa-śūnyam-iva-samādhiḥ (Vibhuti Pada 3) -तदेवार्थमात्रनिर्भासं स्वरूपशून्यमिवसमाधिः -trayam-ekatra...
Published 04/12/21
-“The spiritual seeker, when he completely transcends, when he is able to outgrow all forms and when only the essence alone remains then, all the svarupa, all the external things completely disappear, then it is called samadhi.” -deśa-bandhaḥ cittasya dhāraṇā (Vibhuti Pada 1) -देशबन्धः चित्तस्य धारणा -tatra pratyaya-ikatānatā dhyānam (Vibhuti Pada 2) -तत्र प्रत्ययैकतानता ध्यानम् -tadeva-artha-mātra-nirbhāsaṁ svarūpa-śūnyam-iva-samādhiḥ (Vibhuti Pada 3) -तदेवार्थमात्रनिर्भासं...
Published 04/05/21
-“When you get established in yama, niyama, pranayama, pratyahara, etc, then senses will follow the mind.” -tataḥ kṣīyate prakāśāvaraṇam (Sadhana Pada 52) -ततः क्षीयते प्रकाशावरणम् -dhāraṇāsu ca yogyatā manasaḥ (Sadhana Pada 53) -धारणासु च योग्यता मनसः -svasvaviṣayāsamprayoge cittasvarūpānukāra ivendriyāṇāṃ pratyāhāraḥ (Sadhana Pada 54) -स्वस्वविषयासम्प्रयोगे चित्तस्वरूपानुकार इवेन्द्रियाणां प्रत्याहारः -tataḥ paramā vaśyatendriyāṇām (Sadhana Pada 55) -ततः परमा वश्यतेन्द्रियाणाम् -Lecture...
Published 03/28/21
-“Once you meditate on the transcendental, you actually transcend the awareness of this body.” -prayatnaśaithilyānantasamāpattibhyām (Sadhana Pada 47) -प्रयत्नशैथिल्यानन्तसमापत्तिभ्याम् -tato dvandvānabhighātaḥ (Sadhana Pada 48) -ततो द्वन्द्वानभिघातः -tasmin sati śvāsapraśvāsayorgativicchedaḥ prāṇāyāmaḥ (Sadhana Pada 49) -तस्मिन् सति श्वासप्रश्वासयोर्गतिविच्छेदः प्राणायामः -bāhyābhyantarastambhavṛttiḥ deśakālasaṃkhyābhiḥ paridṛṣṭo dīrghasūkṣamaḥ (Sadhana Pada...
Published 03/21/21
-“Vyasa says before the happiness or joy or the tranquility of mind, that you feel when you have no desire at all to fulfill, before that supreme happiness, the happiness of fulfilling worldly desire is nothing.” -sattvaśuddhi-saumanasyaikāgryendriyajayātmadarśana-yogyatvāni ca (Sadhana Pada 41) -सत्त्वशुद्धि-सौमनस्यैकाग्र्येन्द्रियजयात्मदर्शन-योग्यत्वानि च -santoṣādanuttamaḥ sukhalābhaḥ (Sadhana Pada 42) -सन्तोषादनुत्तमः सुखलाभः -kāyendriyasiddhiraśuddhikṣayāttapasaḥ (Sadhana Pada...
Published 03/14/21
-“We get transformed according to our own samskaras - for that we had to work - but there's a tendency for us to practice non-violence in the presence of a person who is fully established in the practice of non-violence. That's the implication of the 35th Sutra.” -“Respect for teachers - some kind of sense of respect, humility, to somebody who has given you something without expecting anything in return - that's the beginning of contentment.” -vitarkabādhane pratipakṣabhāvanam (Sadhana Pada...
Published 02/28/21
- “We should not necessarily speak a truth which is unnecessary for you to make a statement of which is very unpleasant and harmful to others. That we should avoid.” -“When we are aware of the need to restrain ourselves, then, we should think of the evil consequences, the problems that extreme attraction to wealth, even though we have enough that is necessary – still a blind attraction towards wealth can sometimes torment the mind, then we should remind ourselves, we should remind our own...
Published 02/21/21
-viśeṣāviśeṣa-liṅgamātrāliṅgāni guṇaparvāṇi (Sadhana Pada 19) -विशेषाविशेष-लिङ्गमात्रालिङ्गानि गुणपर्वाणि -draṣṭā dṛśimātraḥ śuddho'pi pratyayānupaśyaḥ (Sadhana Pada 20) -द्रष्टा दृशिमात्रः शुद्धोऽपि प्रत्ययानुपश्यः -tadartha eva dṛśyasyātmā (Sadhana Pada 21) -तदर्थ एव दृश्यस्यात्मा -kṛtārthaṃ prati naṣṭamapyanaṣṭaṃ tadanyasādhāraṇatvāt (Sadhana Pada 22) -कृतार्थं प्रति नष्टमप्यनष्टं तदन्यसाधारणत्वात् -svasvāmiśaktyoḥ svarūpopalabdhihetuḥ saṃyogaḥ (Sadhana Pada 23) -स्वस्वामिशक्त्योः...
Published 02/15/21
Published 02/15/21
-draṣṭṛdṛśyayoḥ saṃyogo heyahetuḥ (Sadhana Pada 17) -द्रष्टृदृश्ययोः संयोगो हेयहेतुः -prakāśa-kriyā-sthitiśīlaṃ bhūtendriyātmakaṃ bhogāpavargārthaṃ dṛśyamaḥ (Sadhana Pada 18) -प्रकाश-क्रिया-स्थितिशीलं भूतेन्द्रियात्मकं भोगापवर्गार्थं दृश्यमः -viśeṣāviśeṣa-liṅgamātrāliṅgāni guṇaparvāṇi (Sadhana Pada 19) -विशेषाविशेष-लिङ्गमात्रालिङ्गानि गुणपर्वाणि -draṣṭā dṛśimātraḥ śuddho'pi pratyayānupaśyaḥ (Sadhana Pada 20) -द्रष्टा दृशिमात्रः शुद्धोऽपि प्रत्ययानुपश्यः -tadartha eva dṛśyasyātmā (Sadhana...
Published 02/13/21
-heyaṃ duḥkhamanāgatam (Sadhana Pada 16) -हेयं दुःखमनागतम् -draṣṭṛdṛśyayoḥ saṃyogo heyahetuḥ (Sadhana Pada 17) -द्रष्टृदृश्ययोः संयोगो हेयहेतुः -prakāśa-kriyā-sthitiśīlaṃ bhūtendriyātmakaṃ bhogāpavargārthaṃ dṛśyamaḥ (Sadhana Pada 18) -प्रकाश-क्रिया-स्थितिशीलं भूतेन्द्रियात्मकं भोगापवर्गार्थं दृश्यमः -viśeṣāviśeṣa-liṅgamātrāliṅgāni guṇaparvāṇi (Sadhana Pada 19) -विशेषाविशेष-लिङ्गमात्रालिङ्गानि गुणपर्वाणि -Lecture by Swami Tattwamayananda on January 31, 2021. Cosponsored by the Stanford Hindu...
Published 02/13/21
-pariṇāmatāpa-saṃskāraduḥkhairguṇavṛttivirodhācca duḥkhameva sarvaṃ vivekinaḥ (Sadhana Pada 15) -परिणामताप-संस्कारदुःखैर्गुणवृत्तिविरोधाच्च दुःखमेव सर्वं विवेकिनः -heyaṃ duḥkhamanāgatam (Sadhana Pada 16) -हेयं दुःखमनागतम् -Lecture by Swami Tattwamayananda on January 24, 2021. Cosponsored by the Stanford Hindu Students Association.
Published 02/13/21