Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 23
Or, from dedication to the lord.īśvara - the lord; the supreme soul; personal god; special self; ruler of choicespraṇidhāna - dedication; respectful conduct; attention; to place down; in front ofvā - or
Commentaries and ReflectionsT Krishnamacharya:
“In the second and third Sūtra the means to realise Samādhi
and the true nature of Jīva were explained.
The term used in those Sūtra is Draṣṭṛ
– that which perceives and aids in perception.”
– T Krishnamacharya’s commentary to Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 23
The more you try to know Īśvara the more you come to know yourself.Paul Harvey:
Or from dedication to the highest self.