Sutra II.3 – Chapter II, Sutra 3

Sutra II.3-Ariella

अविद्यास्मितारागद्वेषाभिनिवेशाः क्लेशाःI avidya-asmita-raga-dvesa-abhinivesah klesah The sources of suffering (klesah) are misunderstanding (avidya), ego (asmita), excessive desire (raga), avoidance (dvesa) and fear (abhinivesah). PRACTICAL LIVING     In the last sutra Patanjali suggested that we practice the yoga of action (kriya yogah) in order to: (1) reduce the sources of our pain; and (2) to lead …

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