Yoga Sutra

Yoga Sutra is the key to happiness. “Vrittayah pancatayah klishta aklishta”, meaning that there are five categories in which our thoughts take form and of these forms, some of them are neutral and others are painful.- Yoga Sutra 1.5 “Pramana viparyaya vikalpa nidra smritayah”, they are: true perception, incorrect knowing, imagination, sleep, and memory, so every thought form can be categorized into an one of these.- Yoga Sutra 1.6 In 1.5 and 1.6 of the Yoga Sutra, by Patanjali, there are five functions of the mind each has the power to either cause us pain or not. So, true perception is to see or visualise clearly and infer through a reliable source or directly by you. Viparyaya is wrong knowledge which means incorrect perception of something and yet assuming it to be right. Vikalpa refers to the imagination, the ideas in our thoughts. Nidra is when the body and mind are in a state of deep sleep where the mind is at a very subtile level. Last of all, Smritayah is memory, the remembrance of our past. […]