Sutra 1.4

  Picture of a wild and chaotic tumbleweed (Russian thistle) from sipra's spring trip to the Southwest.

 

Picture of a wild and chaotic tumbleweed (Russian thistle) from sipra's spring trip to the Southwest.

वृत्तिसारूप्यमितरत्र॥४॥

vrit-tee svaroop-yam iter-rutra

This aphorism may be translated as, ‘When not submerged in stillness, the distracted mind connects to random thought patterns and believes they are real.’ How many of us take the time daily to actually connect to the 'still-point' within and observe ourselves?

PatanjaliChris Johnson