Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two verse 11
ध्यान हेयाः तद्वृत्तयः ॥११॥
dhyāna-heyāḥ tat-vṛttayaḥ ||11||
Those fluctuations are overcome by meditation.dhyāna - meditation, thought, reflection; mental representation of the personal attributes of a deity; profound and abstract religious meditationheya - overcome; to be left or quitted or abandoned; rejected or avoided; to be left or quitted or abandonedtat - that, thisvṛtti - fluctuation; modification; turning; set in motion, course of action, behaviour, movement; activity, function; profession, mode of life or conduct, course of action, behaviour
Commentaries and Reflections
Commentary by T Krishnamacharya:
When Kleśa are on the move, time should not be lost.
Reflection is a must.
Reduction of all the factors that increase Rajas and Tamas,
including right food, company, study and Niyama is a must.
Without them, reflection leading to a reduction of the power of Kleśa will not work.
Commentary by Paul Harvey:
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