EP #3 | चित्त की 5 अवस्थाएँ (I) | Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, Delhi EP #3 | चित्त की 5 अवस्थाएँ (I) | Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, Delhi

EP #3 | चित्त की 5 अवस्थाएँ (I)

Patanjali Yog Sutra Curated

EP #3 | चित्त की 5 अवस्थाएँ (I)

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April 2, 2022

In Episode #3, Sri Guru explains the first three of 5 characteristic stages of Chitta (Individual Consciousness), i.e. मूढ़ अवस्था, क्षिप्त अवस्था and विक्षिप्त अवस्था…

This new series is a collection of curated episodes derived from Sri Guru’s Satsangs on Patanjali Yog Sutra.

The teachings of Yoga that had been handed down in an oral tradition over thousands of years from ancient times, are said to have been synthesized and compiled by Maharishi Patanjali in the form of ‘Yog Sutra’— one of the foundational texts of classical Yogic Philosophy. The Patanjali Yog Sutras explain about the अष्टांग योग (Ashtanga Yog) illustrating the 8 Elements for a Holistic Life, i.e. यम (Yama), नियम (Niyam), आसन (Aasana), प्राणायाम (Pranayama), प्रत्याहार (Pratyahara), धारणा (Dharaana), ध्यान (Dhyana), समाधि (Samadhi). The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali consist of 196 Sanskrit Sutras organized in 4 Adhyaya (chapters) — समाधिपाद (Samadhipadah), साधनापाद (Saadhanpadah), विभूतिपाद (Vibhutipadah) and कैवल्यपाद (Kaivalyapadah). He defines Yoga as that which restrains the mind-stuff (Chitta) from taking various forms (Vrutti).

At SRM, Sri Guru has always laid emphasis on the subtler spiritual objective of Yoga, hence, was coined the term ‘YogaYog’— experiencing Union (Yog) through Yoga. Through this Satsang series on the Yog Sutras of Maharishi Patanjali, Sri Guru takes the seekers deeper into the understanding of ‘Union’ through physical, mental and intellectual evolution.

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