108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 176 – Nimitta is seen as the agent for change, as if a farmer…

Nimitta is seen as the agent for change, as if a farmer.
Everything required is there, along with the intelligence.
You just have to find the intelligence to find the intelligence.
So verse 3 talks about the tools, materials and intelligence.
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Four verse 3

108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 175 – Powers are different arrangements of what already exists as us…

Powers are different arrangements
of what already exists as us.
The common factor is a redistribution of matter.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Four verse 2

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 174 – The fourth book called Kaivalya Pādaḥ reinforces the idea…

The fourth book, called Kaivalya Pādaḥ, reinforces the idea
that whatever happens is actually already existing within us.
It is not something we can or need to acquire from outside
and it reminds us that the mind is the essential tool to help
in the final discernment of what is the unchanging essence.
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Four

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 173 – Mantra is that which is reflected on…

Mantra is that which is reflected on.
It needs to be received from a reliable source.
In other words from one who has reflected on Mantra
received from a person who has reflected on Mantra.
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 28

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 172 – To realise its potential, practice repetition…

“To realise its potential,
practice repetition of
the sacred syllable.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 28

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 171 – It’s messenger is the sacred syllable.

It’s messenger is
the sacred syllable.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 27

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 170 – Consciousness is also the teacher for all…

Consciousness is also the teacher for
all previous teachers, because
it transcends time and space.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 26

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 169 – Within consciousness the seed of omniscience is matchless.

“Within consciousness,
the seed of omniscience
is matchless.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 25

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 168 – The immutability of consciousness is transcendent…

“The immutability of consciousness
is transcendent within the cycle of
emotion, outcome, consequence and deposit.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 24

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 167 – The self is special in that it is awareness…

“The self is special in
that it is awareness,
untarnished by
afflictions,
actions,
fruits
and seeds.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 24

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 166 – Cit or awareness is the heart of Yoga…

Cit or awareness is
the heart of Yoga.
Neither fullness
nor emptiness,
nor mine nor yours.
Awareness is as it is
and is as it isn’t.
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Four verse 34

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 165 – Or, from a respectful attitude when mediating between…

Or, from a respectful attitude
when mediating between the
immutability of awareness and
the mutability of the psyche.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 23

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 164 – Can we unlearn as quickly as we learn?

Can we unlearn as quickly as we learn?
In other words, how to cultivate and refine
the Samskara of learning to unlearn.
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 50

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 163 – In introducing the dual Upāya within the role of the Sādhana Krama

“In introducing the dual Upāya
within the role of the Sādhana Krama
outlined in Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two,
Patañjali introduces Kriya Yoga as a
Śamanam Sādhana, before integrating
its purpose into Aṣṭāṅga Yoga with its
deeper intention as a Śodhanam Sādhana.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 162 – Also, better not to confuse the ardour for experiences…

“Also, better not to
confuse the ardour
for experience
with the ardour
for experiences.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 22

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 161 – Although from that, distinctions in ardour…

Although from that,
distinctions in ardour,
according to inclination.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 22

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 160 – The intensity of the ardour determines the proximity.

“The intensity of the ardour
determines the proximity.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 21

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 159 – Our journey into and through Yoga…

“Our journey into and through Yoga
begins with hindsight
and ends with foresight.
The first hindsight is the effect
arising out of an experience
from a lack of foresight.”
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two verse 16

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 158 – Īśvara Praṇidhānā appears as a Sādhana Upāya at three unique reference points…

Īśvara Praṇidhānā appears as a Sādhana Upāya at
three unique reference points in the Yoga Sūtra.
In the Samādhi Yoga Pāda within Chapter One.
In the Kriya Yoga Pāda within Chapter Two.
In the Aṣṭāṅga Yoga Pāda within Chapter Two.
Three appearances is in itself a call to take note.

A further reflection is that each of these occurrences
can also be linked to the three practice principles
in the Tri Krama of Cikitsā, Rakṣaṇa and Śikṣaṇa.

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108 Sūtra Study Pointers – 157 – Dhyanam is both a Sadhana and a Siddhi…

Dhyānam is both a Sādhana and a Siddhi.
In that, it is a Siddhi of Dhāraṇā,
as well as a Sādhana for Samādhi.
– Paul Harvey on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Three verse 2

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