Negative reasoning such as harming and the rest……

Patanjali Yoga Sutra

vitarkāḥ hiṃsā-ādayaḥ
kṛta-kārita-anumoditāḥ
lobha-krodha-moha-pūrvakāḥ
mṛdu-madhya-adhimātrāḥ
duḥkha-ajñāna-ananta-phalāḥ
iti pratipakṣa-bhāvanam |

“Negative reasoning such as harming and the rest;
may be done, brought about, or by approval;
is preceded by greed, anger or delusion;
may be mild, moderate or intense;
its infinite fruits are suffering and ignorance;
thus cultivate the opposite side.”
– Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two verse 34

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