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A little bit about the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Samadhi pada — 1.47-1.49

Hello dears! How are you feeling? How are you today? So, last time we repeated different types of samadhi again. What is samadhi with a seed, when the practitioner contemplates his mind and essences associated with prakriti. And there is nirbija samadhi, when there is no support, because the practitioner contemplates the contemplative who does not have a seed, because he is the source of any seed. Well, within the framework of everything, this is a couple more additions from Patanjali.

1.47. Nirvichara vaisaradye adhyatmaprasadah

Mastery in nirvichara samapatti bring purity. Light flows in a continuous stream, igniting the spiritual light of the self.

Let's remember. Nirvichara samapatti is a change in consciousness that occurs without the participation of the ego, mind, gunas and properties of the elements. In this state, the practitioner has no verbal reflection. There is no time, place, cause or effect.

In this state, our mind and consciousness, roughly speaking, stop, they no longer reflect the external world, do not refract it on its edges. And then our body, our organs of action and perception, our mind, intellect and consciousness, they are illuminated by the light that comes from the depths of our Self. And then there is only pure bliss — Ananda. And the pure self — sasmita.

1.48. Ritambhara Tatra Prajna

When the consciousness is filled with wisdom, the light of direct spiritual perception dawns, which carries with it the truth.

1.49. Kruta anumana prajnabhyam anayavisaya visesharthatvat

Knowledge and wisdom, which carry truth, are different from the knowledge obtained from books, scriptures and deduced by inference, and is beyond it.

The basis of true knowledge is not the sense of perception or the intellect, but the soul. Our intuition. Our inner voice that comes from the very core of our being. Because the truth is there.

In sutra 1.7. Patanjali argued that a person's perception should be confirmed by logic and checked for compliance with spiritual knowledge. But that was the beginning of the pada, before we knew so much.

And at that stage, at the stage of an ordinary person who needs to make a daily choice, such an attitude was optimal. A person must develop at that stage the ability to discriminate in order to make this or that choice. And in order to initially form the correct distinction, it is worth using the logic and experience of others.

But we are already at the end of the pada, and here it is understood that the practitioner has gained a pure mind, strengthened it. His perception is independent and he does not need other sources to confirm the correctness of judgments and choices. Because at this level the duality of the world no longer acts on the sadhaka. He has no doubts or hesitation. He has the wisdom and understanding of primary, intuitive knowledge.

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