mumukṣuDevanāgarī: मुमुक्षु Translation: desirous of freeing, wishing to deliver from; eager to be free (from mundane existence), striving after emancipation; wishing to let go or give up; a sage who strives after emancipation Similar words:mokṣa, kaivalya Opposite words:bubhukṣu
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“There are two types of Yogis.
The first, Bubhukṣu, are Yogis who
seek material benefits through Samādhi.
This Sūtra speaks about the second type,
the Mumukṣu, who do not seek material benefits.”
– T Krishnamacharya on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 20