Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 49

श्रुतानुमानप्रज्ञाभ्यामन्यविषया विशेषार्थत्वात् ॥४९॥

śruta-anumāna-prajñābhyām-anya-viṣayā viśeṣa-arthatvāt ||49||

It is other than knowing based on oral transmission and inference,
as the purpose of the object is distinct.

śruta - oral transmissionanumāna - inferenceprajñā - insightanya - otherviṣaya - objectviśeṣa - distinctartha - purpose

Commentaries and Reflections

Paul Harvey:

It is other than knowing based on oral transmission and inference,
as the purpose of the object is directly experienced.

Inspirational Quote

“Suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature.” William Shakespeare