sutra 2.52: there’s a light in you

Sutra 2.52: tatah kshiyate prakasha avaranam The regular practice of pranayama reduces the obstacles that inhibit clear perception. Translation and interpretation by TKV Desikachar Thence the covering of the [inner] light disappears. Translation by Georg Feuerstein What inner light? Oh, didn’t you know you have a light glowing inside of you? You may have glimpsed…

sutra 2.27: wisdom within

Sutra 2.27: tasya saptadha pranta bhumih prajna The awareness is keen, intense, and operative even in the field of the first seven of the eight states or limbs of yoga-practice, whose description follows. The practice should therefore not be a mechanical, unintelligent, dull routine. Translation and interpretation by Swami Venkatesananda For him [who possesses the unceasing…