Yoga Sūtra Chapter Three verse 49

सत्त्वपुरुषान्यताख्यातिमात्रस्य सर्वभावाधिष्ठातृत्वं सर्वज्ञातृत्वं च ॥४९॥

sattva-puruṣa-anyatā-khyāti-mātrasya sarva-bhāva-adhiṣthātṛtvaṃ sarva-jñātṛtvaṃ ca ||49||

Only recognition of difference of clarity and animating principle;
all becoming omnipotence and knowingness.

sattva - clarity; the quality of puritypuruṣa - animating principle, self, consciousness, spirit; a person, man, a human being; peopleanyatā - differencekhyāti - recognition; perception, knowledgemātrā - being nothing but, simply or merely; only; measure, quantity, sum, size, durationsarva - allbhāva - becoming, being, existing, occurring, appearanceadhiṣthātṛtva - omnipotencejñātṛtva - knowingnessca - and

Commentaries and Reflections

Commentary by Paul Harvey:

The Yoga Sūtra is about reflecting on that which reflects,
in order to reflect from that which is the source of attention,
rather than from that which is the scene of intention.
Reflections on Yoga Sūtra Chapter Three verse 49