Yoga Sūtra Chapter Three verse 23

मैत्र्यदिषु बलानि ॥२३॥

maitrī-ādiṣu balāni ||23||

Friendliness and the rest, strengths.

maitrī - friendliness, good willādi - in the beginning, at first; beginning, commencement; a firstling, first-fruits; beginning with, and so on; and the restbala - strength, might, force; force or power of articulation

Commentaries and Reflections

Commentary by T Krishnamacharya:

Diet has a great effect on Maitrī Bhāvana.”