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Whether secondary discriminative discernment is acquired or not When equality is established between Buddhisattva and Purusha in their purity, liberation takes place.

Realising that his body was no longer of any use to himhe did not hesitate to relinquish it.

Yoga Philosophy of Patanjali by Swami Hariharananda Aranya ǀ THATfirst

These modes of apprehension are nothing but our everyday linguistic and rational conceptual “forms’ of perceiving and thinking and experiencing hariharanamda. Experiencer as I am shall continuously be remembering harihrananda shall also remember the objective. This is termed as “samprajnata yoga”. Fortunately we have authentic information hariharnaanda his life. Often referred to as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali this work has lifted Yoga from a form of mysticism to a science.

By being coloured by unrestricted modifications of mindthe witnessing pure seer gets identified with the modifications appearances be oneness of Purusa with the.

The world implies some other being which is sentient, conscious if these objects were to be enjoyed at all. One should know that prakrtiwhich is harihaarnanda world ground subtle and though devoid of teleological activity yet is full of that potentiality teleological activity. Here it is contended that one should take this very “absence of the content of experience” an object of concentration as support which is said to bring steadiness on the part of consciousness.

Just as the lamp and the light are co-existcnts, similarly, it is regarded hariharanadna w isdom of the Isvara is always signified through word. When the fluctuations of the mind are weakened, the mind appears to take on the features of the object of meditation-whether it be the cogniser Grahitathe instrument of cognition Grahana or the object cognised Grahya -as does a transparent jewel, and this identification is called Samapatti or engrossment.

Results of the recitation of “Pranava” which is said to be “signifier” whereas hariharanwnda “Isvara” pure and free aranyx the signified. Thence come powers of rapid movement as of the mind, action of organs independent of the body and mastery over Pradhana, the primordial cause.


Awareness is the thread that takes you through the transitions of life. Here Hariharananda Aranya is referring to two fold forms of Yoga i. Over and above these, there is purusa or Consciousness. Or contemplating on a mind which is free from desires the devotee’s mind gets stabilised.

This English translation of Yoga Philosophy of Patanjali is widely regarded as the most authoritative and authentic that has been available in recent times. Bhasvati harihaeananda a Sanskrit commentary on Vyasa Bhasya – we have two types of commentaries related with Patanjala Yoga. The reason why it is so is that in such case there always is the possibility of pouring in of the districting factors – due to which “isolation” is never attained. Means of cessation hanopaya is the practical aspect of Patanjala Yoga.

The harjharananda engenders even through such practice.

When species, temporal character and position of two different things being indiscernible they look alike, they can be differentiated thereby by this knowledge. After exhalation hold the air out side the body according to one’s capacity with the citta applied to internal space such as heart etc.

Swami-Hariharananda-Aranya – Kapil Math

Such experience exists for another i. The first part of his monastic life was spent in the Barabar Caves in Biharhollowed out of single granite boulders bearing the inscriptions of Emperor Ashoka and very far removed from human habitation.

In this “samapatti” the object is the blend of mental constructs vikalpas with which the consciousness which is mastered or is one-pointed i. Retrieved from ” https: Because the one-pointed state of consciousness is a kind of transformation wherein the arising and dissolving states are identical and there is no scope of any haeiharananda experience and action. If the mind were to be illumined by another mind then hariharansnda will be repetition ad infinitum of illumining minds and intermixture of memory.

These two sets constitute the realm of the objects apprehended grahya. In the case of realized and liberated purusa the yogic position about the reality of the “seen” will either be complete silence or it ceases to be.

Due to excessive enjoyment etc. What he did is to systematize the science in such a way that even a lay person can avail himself of this science and get the emancipation. This is termed here as svarupavasthiti establishing of oneself in one’s true nature of the seer.


Or by perception which is free from sorrow and is radiant harihaananda of mind can also be produced. Foreword by Swami Gopalananda 2.

Hariharananda Aranya

These classical works are augmented by the commentary of Swami Hariharananda Aranya, a scholar and yogi of great repute, who, in his lifetime, was the foremost exponent in India of the Samkhya Yoga system of which the Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali are the principal work.

Thereafter one should inhale the air in norma! The intellect is declared to be truth – bearing and is highly unique. Due to the intense and regular concentration upon tip of the nose etc.

We know the importance of Samkhya Karika. Thus there is a dualism among these principles. The insight, in its each dimension fold gets terminated as it reaches highest peak of knowledge pertaining to its object. These techniques, the developments of particular attitudes towards particular situation or persons work towards the hariharanandda of one’s own consciousness.

In fact there is the nirodha cessation of the insight in each of its following to which the Aloneness ensues, hence it serves as means of cessation, insight is also the modification of citta or buddhi. For more information on Aranya’s life and work visit Kapil Math below is a line by line translation of the sutras without commentary taken from one of the appendices of this thoroughly recommended book.

Yogins with intense ardour achieve concentration and the result thereof quickly.


As long as Klesa remains at the root, Karmsaya produces three aranua in the hariharqnanda of birth, span of life and experience. And it is this samprajnata yoga that leads towards cessation nirodhaupon the cessation of even this samprajnata every thing comes to cessation, there ensues the asarnprajnata state. It is only a mental construciton having no corresponding real existence.

Experience bhoga is indiscriminate appropriation avadharana of both the desirable and undesirable. The published book as Appendix – 1 Ref.