Sūtra III.9 – Chapter III, Sūtra 9

व्युत्थाननिरोधसंस्कारयोरभिभवप्रादुर्भावौ निरोधक्षणचित्तान्वयो निरोधपरिणामः I vyutthāna-nirodha-saṁskārayoḥ-abhibhava-prādhurbhāvau nirodha-kṣaṇa-citta-anvayaḥ nirodha-pariṇāmaḥ Mental metamorphosis (pariṇāmaḥ) occurs when the mind’s tendencies (saṁskāra) go from being scattered and agitated (vyutthāna) to stable and calm (nirodha). These moments (kṣaṇa) of mental calmness (nirodha) begin to permeate (anvayaḥ) us and this reflects a change towards inner peace (nirodha-pariṇāmaḥ). PRACTICAL LIVING     Patañjali tells us here …

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