Sutra II.12 – Chapter II, Sutra 12


क्लेशमूलः कर्माशयो दृष्टादृष्टजन्मवेदनीयः I kleśa-mūlaḥ karma-āśayaḥ dṛṣṭa-adṛṣṭa-janma-vedanīyaḥ The sources of suffering (kleśa) are the foundation (mūlaḥ) for the womb of actions and consequences (karma-āśayaḥ), which can experienced (vedanīyaḥ) directly (dṛṣta) or indirectly (adṛṣta). PRACTICAL LIVING     Here Patanjali introduces the idea of karma, known in the West as the ‘Law of Attraction’. This concept …

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