Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two verse 36

सत्यप्रतिष्थायं क्रियाफलाश्रयत्वम् ॥३६॥

satya-pratiṣṭhāyāṃ kriyā-phala-āśrayatvam ||36||

When established in truthfulness,
the fruit corresponds to the activity.

satya - truthful; honesty; sincere; genuine; actualpratiṣṭha - established; standing firmly, steadfast; point of support, centre or base of anythingkriyā - doing, performing, performance, occupation with, business, act, action, undertaking, activity, work, labour; bodily action, exercise of the limbs; medical treatment or practice, applying a remedy; a religious rite or ceremony, sacrificial actphala - fruit; consequence, effect; result; retribution (good or bad), gain or loss, reward or punishment, advantage or disadvantageāśrayatva - corresponds

Commentaries and Reflections

Commentary by Paul Harvey:

Satya is about how we use truth
rather than truth in and of itself.”