karaṇaRoot: kṛ Devanāgarī: करण Translation: making, effecting Opposite words:akaraṇa, prakaraṇa Related concepts:kāraṇa
Appears inYoga Sūtra: Sāṃkhya Kārikā:
Click here for complete Saṃskṛta Index
“What are the effects of Kriyā Yoga?
Samādhi Bhāvana –
The ability to pursue the right practice that brings one closer to Īśvara.
Kleśa Tanū Karaṇa –
Reduction of those obstacles that we have somehow acquired through wrong actions,
leading to undesirable and bitter experiences.”
– T Krishnamacharya on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two verse 2