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December 30, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Text 2.30 (Continued)

In today's class, Srila Dhanurdhara Swami contunes with The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.30.


The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.30

ahimsa-satyasteya-brhamacaryaparigraha yamah

TRANSLATION

The yamas are nonviolence, truthfulness, refrainment from stealing, celibacy, and renunciation of [unnecessary] possessions.



December 27, 2009

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 62-63

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 62-63

sva-dharmaika-paraih suska-
jnanavadbhih krta rane
bhismadibhih prahara ye
varma-marma-bhido drdhah

te tasyam mat-krte svasya
sri-murtau cakra-panina
varyamanena ca maya
sodhah svi-krtya varasah

TRANSLATION

Swayed by dry speculation, concerned only with their own dharma, Bhisma and others on the field of war fiercely attacked Lord Sri Krsna, piercing His armor and flesh. Lord Krsna, the wielder of the Sudarsana cakra, tolerated for my sake those repeated attacks on His divine body, although I tried to stop Him.



December 23, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Text 2.30

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.30

ahimsa-satyasteya-brhamacaryaparigraha yamah

TRANSLATION

The yamas are nonviolence, truthfulness, refrainment from stealing, celibacy, and renunciation of [unnecessary] possessions.



December 20, 2009

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 53

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 53

drona-bhismadi-guravo
'bhimanyu-pramukhah sutah
pare 'pi bahavah santo
'smad-dhetor nidhanam gatah

TRANSLATION

It is our fault than many saintly persons met their demise, including venerable teachers like Drona and Bhisma, and sons like Abhimanyu.



December 16, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Text 2.28

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.28

yoganganusthanad asuddhi-ksaye jnana-diptir-aviveka-khyateh

TRANSLATION

Upon the destruction of impurities as a result of the practice of yoga, the lamp of knowledge arises. This culminates in discriminative discernment.



December 13, 2009

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 45

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 45

sri-pariksid uvaca
atha ksanam lajjayeva
maunam krtvatha nihsvasan
dharma-rajo 'bravin matr-
bhratr-patnibhir anvitah

TRANSLATION

Sri Pariksit said: For a moment, Dharmaraja Yudhisthira remained quiet, and then he sighed, as if embarrassed. At last he spoke, followed in turn by his brothers, wife, and mother.



December 6, 2009

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 43

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 43

uddisya yan kaurava-samsadam gatah
krsnah samaksam nijagada madrsam
ye pandavanam suhrdo 'tha vairinas
te tadrsa me 'pi mamasavo hi te

TRANSLATION

Once in the court of the Kauravas, with me and other sages present, Krsna said of you, "A friend of the Pandavas is My friend, and their enemy is My enemy. The Pandavas are My very life airs.


December 2, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Text 2.23

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.23

sva-svami-saktyoh svarupopalabdhi-hetuh samyogah

TRANSLATION

[The notion of] conjunction is the means of understanding the real nature of the powers of the possessed and of the possessor.



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December 30, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Text 2.30 (Continued)

In today's class, Srila Dhanurdhara Swami contunes with The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.30.


The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.30

ahimsa-satyasteya-brhamacaryaparigraha yamah

TRANSLATION

The yamas are nonviolence, truthfulness, refrainment from stealing, celibacy, and renunciation of [unnecessary] possessions.



December 27, 2009

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 62-63

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 62-63

sva-dharmaika-paraih suska-
jnanavadbhih krta rane
bhismadibhih prahara ye
varma-marma-bhido drdhah

te tasyam mat-krte svasya
sri-murtau cakra-panina
varyamanena ca maya
sodhah svi-krtya varasah

TRANSLATION

Swayed by dry speculation, concerned only with their own dharma, Bhisma and others on the field of war fiercely attacked Lord Sri Krsna, piercing His armor and flesh. Lord Krsna, the wielder of the Sudarsana cakra, tolerated for my sake those repeated attacks on His divine body, although I tried to stop Him.



December 23, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Text 2.30

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.30

ahimsa-satyasteya-brhamacaryaparigraha yamah

TRANSLATION

The yamas are nonviolence, truthfulness, refrainment from stealing, celibacy, and renunciation of [unnecessary] possessions.



December 20, 2009

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 53

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 53

drona-bhismadi-guravo
'bhimanyu-pramukhah sutah
pare 'pi bahavah santo
'smad-dhetor nidhanam gatah

TRANSLATION

It is our fault than many saintly persons met their demise, including venerable teachers like Drona and Bhisma, and sons like Abhimanyu.



December 16, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Text 2.28

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.28

yoganganusthanad asuddhi-ksaye jnana-diptir-aviveka-khyateh

TRANSLATION

Upon the destruction of impurities as a result of the practice of yoga, the lamp of knowledge arises. This culminates in discriminative discernment.



December 13, 2009

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 45

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 45

sri-pariksid uvaca
atha ksanam lajjayeva
maunam krtvatha nihsvasan
dharma-rajo 'bravin matr-
bhratr-patnibhir anvitah

TRANSLATION

Sri Pariksit said: For a moment, Dharmaraja Yudhisthira remained quiet, and then he sighed, as if embarrassed. At last he spoke, followed in turn by his brothers, wife, and mother.



December 6, 2009

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 43

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1 Chapter 5 Text 43

uddisya yan kaurava-samsadam gatah
krsnah samaksam nijagada madrsam
ye pandavanam suhrdo 'tha vairinas
te tadrsa me 'pi mamasavo hi te

TRANSLATION

Once in the court of the Kauravas, with me and other sages present, Krsna said of you, "A friend of the Pandavas is My friend, and their enemy is My enemy. The Pandavas are My very life airs.


December 2, 2009

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Text 2.23

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Text 2.23

sva-svami-saktyoh svarupopalabdhi-hetuh samyogah

TRANSLATION

[The notion of] conjunction is the means of understanding the real nature of the powers of the possessed and of the possessor.



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