Yoga Sūtra Chapter Four Closing Verse

इति पतञ्जल योग दर्षने कैवल्यपादः

iti pātañjala yoga darśane kaivalya-pādaḥ

Thus Patañjali’s view of Yoga in the chapter on Abstraction.

iti - thus; in this manner; something that has been said or thought; having so saidpatañjali - celebrated as a compiler of the yoga sūtra or as a grammarianyoga - the act of yoking, joining, attaching, harnessing; a yoke, team, vehicle, conveyance; employment, use, application, performance; a means, expedient, device, way, manner, methoddarśana - view, doctrine, philosophical system; seeing, observing, looking, noticing, observation, perception; exhibiting, teaching; inspection, examinationkaivalya - independence, freedom, emancipation, solitude, isolation, aloneness, separateness, abstraction, not connected with anything else; uncompounded, unmingledpāda - the chapter of a book; section; a quarter, a fourth part; foot, leg; on foot; the act of locomotion