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Ishvara Pranidhana means surrender to God; compliant surrender of the illusional sense of selfhood in favor of awakening to awareness and realization of transcendent realities. Self-realization is perfected by devotional surrender to God.Patanjali´s YogaSutra (2.44) Quelle: Roy Eugene Davis “The Science of Self-Realization”
Swadhyaya means self-inquiry; Self-analysis, metaphysical study, and meditative contemplation to apprehend one’s true essence and the reality of God. Insightful study and analysis of higher realities and intensive spiritual practice result in God-realization.Patanjali´s YogaSutra (2.44) Quelle: Roy Eugene Davis “The Science of Self-Realization”
Saucha means purity; physical and environmental cleanliness and mental purity. (2.40) Purity contributes to good health and avoidance of disease.(2.41) The clarity of sattwic influences [in the mind and awareness] contributes to serenity, cheerfulness, purposefulness, mastery of the senses, improved powers of concentration, and receptivity to Self-realization. Patanjali´s YogaSutra (2.40/2.41) Quelle: Roy Eugene Davis “The Science of Self-Realization”
Aparigraha means nonattachment or renunciation of attachments which makes possible appropriate relationships and prudent use of available resources. As attachments are renounced, knowledge of higher realities and cosmic processes is acquired.Patanjali´s YogaSutra (2.39) Quelle: Roy Eugene Davis “The Science of Self-Realization”
Brahmacharya means “Godly conduct”, conservation and transformation of vital forces also conscious control and right use of vital forces. When all thoughts and actions are fully conformed to one’s aspiration to be Self-realized, physical, mental, and spiritual strength is acquired.Patanjali´s YogaSutra (2.38) Quelle: Roy Eugene Davis “The Science of Self-Realization”