Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two verse 13

सति मूले तद्विपाको जात्यायुर्भोगाः ॥१३॥

sati mūle tat-vipākaḥ jāti-āyur-bhogāḥ ||13||

Being the root, that results in existence, span of life and worldly experience.

sati - beingmūla - roottat - that, thisvipāka - results; effect, result, consequence; ripening, maturing; digestion; conversion of food into a state for assimilationjāti - the form of existence, existence; birth, production; re-birth; position assigned by birth, rank, caste, family, race, lineage; genusāyus - span of lifebhogā - worldly experience; enjoyment, eating, feeding on

Commentaries and Reflections

Commentary by T Krishnamacharya:

“How we feel during the action is the quality of the action.”

Action with an unclear mind is a circuitous route.
Action with a clear mind is a straight route.”