Patanjali Yoga Sutra
  • Aparigraha

    For the saints, monks and hermits, the act of renouncing everything, and for the householders, the act of renouncing things belonging to others, is called Aparigraha. In Mahābhārata (Mahabharata), Aparigraha is conceptualised as the manifestation of Brahman, or the Supreme Self — aśavdaṃ aparigraham. Parigraha means to accept things or mpney from people. Aparigraha is […]

  • Apavarga

    Apavarga means redemption from the worldly bindings. In Sāṃkhyadarśana (Sankhyadarsana; the Sankhya philosophy) and Yogic philosophy, this status of attaining salvation is called Apavarga. In a Jivanmukta condition, that is, if one attains siddhi by performing great sādhanā (sadhana; penance),and becomes free from all desires for material enjoyment and have access to the supreme truth, […]